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Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Papworth St. Agnes, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2661 / 52°15'58"N

Longitude: -0.1434 / 0°8'36"W

OS Eastings: 526796

OS Northings: 264731

OS Grid: TL267647

Mapcode National: GBR J3J.SPB

Mapcode Global: VHGM9.G9KM

Plus Code: 9C4X7V84+FM

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Last Amended: 25 September 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50999

Location: Papworth St. Agnes, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Papworth St. Agnes

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Graveley St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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8/98 Manor House (formerly
31.8.62 listed as old Manor House)


Manor house. c.1585 possibly built for William Mallory
(d.1586), plaster cartouches of Mallory arms and initials in
hall and chamber. Additions in mid C17 and c.1700; C20 service
wing. Re-used medieval Barnack limestone, limestone and clunch
dressings, C17 red brick plastered, early C18 red brick and
modern red brick. Plain tile gabled and hipped roofs. Two
stacks, one with two patterned shafts. Two storeys and attics.
The original late C16 house survives as hall, with crosswing to
north and stair turret to the west in the angle of the two
ranges. Main south entrance into a screens passage demolished
perhaps in C17 when wing to west added. Further addition c.1700
completed the square plan. West elevation. Red brick with band
at first floor and plinth, moulded wooden eaves cornice. Canted
bay window to left hand of six panelled door, and three-light
horizontal sliding sash window to right hand; three similar
first floor windows with flat gauged brick arches. South
elevation, plastered with coved eaves. Two ground floor stone
mullioned and transomed windows with shouldered architraves and
cornice; three similar first floor windows. C16 blocked doorway
with four-centred arched head to right hand. East elevation,
original C16 facade with restored two storey canted bay window
to crosswing and three-light attic window; one restored and one
original five-light transomed window to main range. Interior.
Outstanding plastered ceilings (plate illustrations R.C.H.M),
wall painting in small attic oratory, garderobe closet, C16
clunch chimney pieces and later C17 and C18 brick hearths, fine
C16 windbraced roof with later C17 and C18 roofs.
R.C.H.M. West Cambs mon.2, p.199

Listing NGR: TL2679664731

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