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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53855

Location: Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
Manor House
(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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