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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wereham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5865 / 52°35'11"N

Longitude: 0.4786 / 0°28'42"E

OS Eastings: 568011

OS Northings: 301627

OS Grid: TF680016

Mapcode National: GBR P73.V45

Mapcode Global: WHKR5.B74Z

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221715

Location: Wereham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wereham

Built-Up Area: Wereham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wereham

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The Manor House
(Previously listed as
9.7.51 Wereham Manor)

The entry shall be amended to read:

The Manor House



The Manor House (previously listed
9.7.51 as Wereham Manor)

House, now residential home for the elderly. Dated 1722 and 1729, the former
referring to the flint and carstone construction, the latter to the brick
refacing of facade. Roofs of black glazed pantiles. 2 storeys and dormer
attic. Main front of 2 elements, that to right of 4 bays : sash windows with
glazing bars behind rendered architraves with keystones and aprons. Moulded
string course below fielded parapet. 3 bay block set back to left: 2 sashes
to ground and 3 to first floor as before, to right panelled door within fluted
case. Corners of both elements with clasping brick pilaster strips. Single
bay return between the 2 blocks with one sash each floor as before and date-
stone 1729 in parapet. Parapet continuous through entire facade. Gabled
roofs, hipped to accommodate set-back bay. 3 flat-headed dormers in right
block, 2 in left block, all with casements with glazing bars. Ridge stack
left of centre and at internal north gable. Rear elevation of asymmetrical
disposition and with scattered fenestration of C18 sashes with glazing bars
and segmental heads, all within flush timber frames. Brick quoins and window
surrounds. Gabled roof. To right 2 storey gabled cross wings. 2 C18 sash
windows with glazing bars and segmental heads to ground floor and 2 flat-headed
C18 sashes to first floor. Gable heads bifurcate above, both with tumbling,
that to right with datestone 1722.

Listing NGR: TF6801101627

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