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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Breachwood Green, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8859 / 51°53'9"N

Longitude: -0.3282 / 0°19'41"W

OS Eastings: 515160

OS Northings: 222136

OS Grid: TL151221

Mapcode National: GBR H6L.MW4

Mapcode Global: VHGNY.8VCN

Plus Code: 9C3XVMPC+9P

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162827

Location: King's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: King's Walden

Built-Up Area: Breachwood Green

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: King's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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House. C16 or earlier jettied crosswing in middle with small part of
late medieval hall extending to N. Late C17 wing added at S with
extension on its E end c.1954. N part of hall range a C20 extension.
Timber frame exposed on jettied upper part of crosswing to E and W with
red brick infill. Ground floor plastered. S wing has plastered panels
between studs with ground floor of painted brick. Steep old red tile
roofs, hipped on S wing. An irregular 2-storeys house facing W. Entrance
in middle under jetty of oldest part which unusually has a similar jetty
to rear. Casement windows renewed. Bull-nosed joists and brackets to
jetties. Interior has exposed framework, one hollow-chamfered jamb and
4-centred-head of one of the twin service doors on the N side of the
crosswing formerly giving onto the screens passage showing that this was
a service-end crosswing to lower hall extending to N now only
fragmentary, with a large internal kitchen chimney inserted. The S wing
of 2-storeys has one room on each floor, jowled posts, and large chimney
at its junction with the crosswing to N. It has 2 windows looking
southward over the now enclosed and built-over green. One window
extension to E. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1516022136

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