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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thriplow, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.0974 / 52°5'50"N

Longitude: 0.0994 / 0°5'57"E

OS Eastings: 543904

OS Northings: 246414

OS Grid: TL439464

Mapcode National: GBR L8M.FY0

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.NKX0

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53127

Location: Thriplow, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Thriplow

Built-Up Area: Thriplow

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Thriplow St George

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(East Side)
13/308 No. 27 (The
Manor House)
Manor House. 1563 carved beam, with C17 additions and alterations, said to
have been restored by James Essex in late C18, kitchen addition c.1800 and
C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with roughcast panels; hipped
and gabled plain tiled roofs. Red brick chimney stack with four grouped
diagonal shaft partly rebuilt, side stack with grouped shafts to left hand
rear wing and plain square planned ridge stack to right hand rear wing. Two
storeys with attics; original continuous jetty with boxed joists; lobby
entry with C19 six-panelled door with insurance fire plaque above. Two
ground floor double-light windows with glazing bars, repeated at first floor
with leaded light casements possibly C18 and similar central two-light
casement window. Interior: Exposed substantial timber-frame; room to west
with folded leaf ornament carved on main ceiling beams with double ogee and
aris moulding and inscription 'ANO DNI 1563 R.E. REGINA 5'. Fireplace,
restored C17 four-centred arched clunch insertion to original larger
opening; room to east has secondary beams with roll and hollow chamfer
moulding. Doy leg staircase, C17 closed string, with turned balusters and
moulded handrail. Rooms in rear wings with early C17 panelling reset, first
floor room to north-west with late C17 bolection moulded panelling of two
heights, reset C17 panelling to north-east room. Some late C17 two-panelled
doors. The manor house stands on the west side of the moated site of
Barrinytons Manor. It was owned by Sir Christopher Hatton in 1681; in 1696
it was sold to Dr Humphrey Gower, master of St Johns, Cambridge and up to the
mid C18 was used as a vacation residence by masters of the college. In 1781
it was partly demolished.
R.C.H.M. Report 1950
V.C.H., Vol. VI, p.242

Listing NGR: TL4390446414

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