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Peasemore Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Peasemore, West Berkshire

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SU 47 NE
Peasemorc Manor


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
heavily rooted.

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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