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The Old Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Philleigh, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2263 / 50°13'34"N

Longitude: -4.9734 / 4°58'24"W

OS Eastings: 188012

OS Northings: 40489

OS Grid: SW880404

Mapcode National: GBR ZK.YYMS

Mapcode Global: FRA 08GF.J7T

Entry Name: The Old Manor House

Listing Date: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63017

Location: Philleigh, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Philleigh

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Philleigh

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


1/53 The Old Manor House


House. C18 but incorporating part of earlier house, extended and partly rebuilt
circa 1970's. Home of the Petit family when permission for chapel was given in 1285.
Carved stone Medieval fragments survive in garden wall. Slatestone rubble walls.
Steep, dry Delabole slate roof, hipped to left with C20 brick chimney over original
external stone breast and brick chimney over gable end right and to gable end of
mostly C20 rear wing, 2 room cross passage plus rear wing plan. 2 storeys. Nearly
symmetrical 3 window south front, partly rebuilt C20 to first floor. C20, 16 pane
sashes. Central doorway within C20 stone porch with coped gable end and doorway with
freestone hoodmould.
Interior incorporates some reused fragments but C16/C17 granite fireplace with
straight chamfers and pyramid stops survives in left room. Cloam oven to left of
fireplace is C18/C19 insertion.
Many reused moulded and carved stones are built into C20 stone garden wall.
Excavations for drainage circa 1970's revealed extensive foundations of older house.

Listing NGR: SW8801240489

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

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