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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alconbury, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.37 / 52°22'11"N

Longitude: -0.2609 / 0°15'39"W

OS Eastings: 518498

OS Northings: 276082

OS Grid: TL184760

Mapcode National: GBR J26.DVC

Mapcode Global: VHGLN.FPFJ

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54510

Location: Alconbury, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Alconbury

Built-Up Area: Alconbury

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Alconbury St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(South Side)

4/23 Manor Farmhouse

Farmhouse, early to mid C17 including part of an earlier C16
timber framed building on site. Local red brick, English and
Flemish bond, with some reused mediaeval Barnack stone at base
of east side stack. Cross-wings to east and west flank main
range with gabled, rear stair turret and two storey addition to
south-west possibly built later in C17. North facing elevation;
two storeys with attics. Both cross-wings with stepped parapet
gables and kneelers; plain plaster band with two courses of
projecting bricks between floors and brick plinth common to
original ranges. Chamfered brick labels to most original
windows. Cross-wing to east has large side stack with grouped
diagonal shafts. Small, three-leaded light casement, attic
window, one five-leaded-light casement window with wooden
mullions at first floor, and at ground floor large five-leaded-
light casement with transome similar to early C18 rear windows.
Main range has original boarded door and chamfered architrave to
right hand of original eight, leaded-light casement window with
wooden frame and chamfered mullions in flat moulded brick arch.
Above door an original two-light casement window and to left
hand a replacement C18 hung sash window with glazing bars. West
cross-wing attic window, three horizontal sliding sashes with
glazing bars, first floor, three-light casement window set at
lower level and one four-light casement window at ground floor.
Plaster covers joist of C16 jetty. Main range has one large
rear stack with two diagonal shafts. Interior has moulded
ceiling beams, sealed hearths with one large cooking hearth in
east cross-wing. Staircase, originally in turret behind hall
stack, rebuilt in north-east of hall using original newels with
shaped heads. Staircase in west wing possibly original and
rises to attic floor. Some reused panelling at first floor,
early C18 doors and plank doors. Exposed frame of earlier house
in east wall, raised to height of cross-wing by C17 framed
RCHM (Hunts) p10. VCH (Hunts) p7.

Listing NGR: TL1858876117

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