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Latitude: 52.2556 / 52°15'19"N
Longitude: -0.0738 / 0°4'25"W
OS Eastings: 531574
OS Northings: 263678
OS Grid: TL315636
Mapcode National: GBR K54.D6G
Mapcode Global: VHGMB.NKVR
Entry Name: The Manor House
Listing Date: 31 August 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317862
English Heritage Legacy ID: 50966
Location: Elsworth, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23
District: South Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Elsworth
Built-Up Area: Elsworth
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Elsworth Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 3063-3163 ELSWORTH SMITHS STREET
12/57 The Manor House
31.8.62 (Nos. 18,20,22,24)
Manor House, built between 1656-1660 for Samuel Disbrowe
(d.1690). Early C19 alterations. Soft red brick and C19 gault
brick painted, C19 plastered timber frame. Plain tile roofs.
Two storeys and attics. Symmetrical plan of two projecting
wings hipped to main elevation and flanking central range raised
c.1800, main entrance also moved to West wing. Main facade.
Band between floors and tarred brick plinth. Entrance with
six-panelled door in original cross passage position; wooden
verandah with hipped plain tile roof, C19 nine-paned hung sash
window to left hand and two fifteen-paned first floor hung sash
windows. Wings each with two ground floor and first floor
twelve-paned nearly flush framed hung sash windows in gauged
brick arches. Two hipped dormer windows. Interior has some
late C17 and C18 panelling, doors and sash windows and early C19
alterations include pilastered decoration to West entrance
hall. The house has recently been converted to three
dwellings. Samuel Disbrowe was keeper of the Great Seal of
Scotland during the Civil War.
R.C.H.M. West Cambs mon.3, p.86
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.337
Davis, E.M. Elsworth Manor 1981 C.C.
Evans, E. Church and Village of Elsworth 1981
Listing NGR: TL3157463678
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