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Latitude: 51.4912 / 51°29'28"N
Longitude: -1.3413 / 1°20'28"W
OS Eastings: 445826
OS Northings: 177124
OS Grid: SU458771
Mapcode National: GBR 80S.HP6
Mapcode Global: VHCYY.PSR6
Entry Name: Peasemore Manor
Listing Date: 21 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135908
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39971
Location: Peasemore, West Berkshire, RG20
County: West Berkshire
Civil Parish: Peasemore
Built-Up Area: Peasemore
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Peasemore
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
PEASEMORE PEASEMORE VILLAGE
SU 47 NE
Hall house, now farmhouse. Early C15, altered and extended late C18; altered mid C20.
Part timber-frame encased in brick, part brick. Plain tile roofs; hipped and half-
hipped. Rectangular plan formerly of 5 framed bays, now U-shape with 2 extensions on
south and lean-to extension on north. 2 storeys and cellar. 3 chimneys including one
inserted chimney c1600. C19 wooden casement windows and mid-C20 metal casement windows,
some with segmental brick heads. Extreme (South) front: dentilled brick eaves. Centre
section of 3 bays with projecting stair turret on right; C20 plank entrance door in
centre with hipped porch. l-bay half-hipped extension on left, similar extension on
right. There is a dovecote in the roof on the east with the entry in the gable.
Interior: Plain collar roof with trenched purlins. Former hall in 2 middle bays with
high end on eastern side of centre hall truss which is arch-braced to the collar and
Long wide windbraces. Some principal beams chamfered on ground floor with plain tops.
The house was probably the Manor House. It is reputed to have been built by one of
Chaucer's sons, Thomas.
Listing NGR: SU4582677124
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