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Manor House and Manor Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rodbourne Cheney, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5779 / 51°34'40"N

Longitude: -1.8017 / 1°48'6"W

OS Eastings: 413839

OS Northings: 186577

OS Grid: SU138865

Mapcode National: GBR YN3.1H

Mapcode Global: VHB3D.QLDR

Plus Code: 9C3WH5HX+58

Entry Name: Manor House and Manor Cottage

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318690

ID on this website: 101023468

Location: Rodbourne, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2

County: Swindon

Electoral Ward/Division: Rodbourne Cheney

Parish: Central Swindon North

Built-Up Area: Swindon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Rodbourne Cheney

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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House, now 2 dwellings. Late C16 to C20. Coursed Swindon stone
rubble and squared quoins. C18 section with limestone ashlar
quoins and limestone rubble used decoratively with Swindon stone.
Stone stacks with diamond brick shafts. Stone tiles and ridges.
Core building late C16, 2 bays with offset room having wide gable
to front. In C18 lengthened by 1 bay and refronted. Early C19
dairy extension to left with hayloft over, and late C19 brick
addition to rear with service rooms. C20 lean-to porch with
cloaks. All 2-storey. Core building has hollow chamfered stone-
mullioned windows, and 3-light cross windows at rear, with pointed
relieving arches. Gable now has off-centre C19 tripartite 4-pane
sashes. C18 remodelling of right wing has 3 bays 16-pane sashes in
flush quoined surrounds and central flat roofed porch having
original doorcase reset forward. Original dairy to left has 16-pane
sash and casement window. Rear late C19 service addition part
covers original windows.
Internally, C17 panelled first floor room with Jacobean royal arms
over fireplace. Ground floor large inglenook fireplace. There are
Some minor alterations to the building now taking place (July 1985).

Listing NGR: SU1383986577

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