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The Manor House the Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Bumpstead, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0429 / 52°2'34"N

Longitude: 0.4473 / 0°26'50"E

OS Eastings: 567939

OS Northings: 241100

OS Grid: TL679411

Mapcode National: GBR ND9.ZWR

Mapcode Global: VHJHH.PXVB

Entry Name: The Manor House the Post Office

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114208

Location: Steeple Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CB9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Steeple Bumpstead

Built-Up Area: Steeple Bumpstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Steeple Bumpstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

21/6/62 The Manor House and
the Post Office

House, early C17 or earlier, altered in C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
mainly with handmade red clay tiles, some machine-made tiles. 4 bays aligned
approx. E-W, aspect S, with axial chimney stack in second bay from W end,
forming a lobby entrance. External chimney stack at E end. 2-storey extension
to S of E end, C18. 2 storeys and attics. 6-panel door with pedimented
doorcase, fluted jambs and triglyph frieze, 2 2-storey splayed bays of double-
hung sash windows of 8-12-8 lights, and one double-hung sash window of 12 lights
over door, all C18. Parapet. 2 gabled dormers, blocked. Main chimney stack
has 2 recessed panels in base, ovolo-moulded cornice, 4 octagonal shafts with
moulded bases, rebuilt at the top. The S wing has a door and double bay shop
windows, one C20 casement window above, a dentilled cornice, and hipped roof
with blocked gabled dormer. The S wing has re-used roll-moulded joists above
the ground floor, C16. RCHM 15.

Listing NGR: TL6793941100

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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