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Latitude: 52.3013 / 52°18'4"N
Longitude: -0.0791 / 0°4'44"W
OS Eastings: 531074
OS Northings: 268760
OS Grid: TL310687
Mapcode National: GBR K4J.QSR
Mapcode Global: VHGM4.LF04
Entry Name: Manor House
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Last Amended: 4 November 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128510
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53855
Location: Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28
Civil Parish: Fenstanton
Traditional County: Huntingdonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Fenstanton St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Ely
FENSTANTON CAMBRIDGE ROAD
(formerly listed as
Manor Farmhouse under
Hemingford Grey Road)
TL 31 68 19/6 24.10.51
Early to mid C18 farmhouse, part of the Manor of Fenstanton owned by 'Capability'
Brown in the late C18. L-plan. Two-storeys with attics. Steeply pitched hipped,
slated roof, two symmetrical ridge stacks and gable stack to rear wing with parapet
gable. Projecting modillioned eaves cornice. Three flat-roofed dormers, with
horizontal sliding sashes and glazing bars. Three bays; central bay slightly
projecting, of soft red brick. Ashlar pilasters at quoins, band between floors, and
cappings to plinth. Symmetrical range of seven first-floor recessed hung sash
windows with glazing bars in flat gauged brick arches with key blocks. Similar
windows flank central doorway with original eight raised and fielded panelled door.
C19 reeded doorcase with corner bosses and projecting cornice.
Interior has fine original open-string staircase. Fire plaque. Sun Insurance 551360
purchase by L Brown.
(Sources: VCH, RCHM p 93. Inskip Ladds Records, Norris Museum, St Ives,
N Pevsner p 245).
Listing NGR: TL3107468760
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