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The Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.319 / 52°19'8"N

Longitude: -0.1089 / 0°6'32"W

OS Eastings: 528991

OS Northings: 270673

OS Grid: TL289706

Mapcode National: GBR K49.P7P

Mapcode Global: VHGLY.2Z84

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53990

Location: Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Hemingford Grey

Built-Up Area: Hemingford Grey

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Hemingford Grey St James

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

HEMINGFORD GREY HIGH STREET
1.
5140
(south side)
The Manor House
TL 28 70 16/33 24.10.51
I
2.
Dated circa 1150. Originally a first-floor hall, altered in C16, and Cl8. Two-
storeys with attics. Rubble walls with Barnack stone dressings. Plain tile roof.
Ridge stack of handmade bricks. North gable wall of brick a surviving part of the
C18 house demolished after a fire. The south gable end at first-floor level has an
original two round-headed light window with a common chamfered sill, and a common
round-headed label carved with chevron ornament and pellets. In each head are three
projecting lobes. In the west and east walls towards the south wall two similar
original windows have been uncovered. The modern first-floor corner entrance and
external staircase are in an original position.
Interior: An original fireplace in the centre of the east wall has jambs with
detached shafts, moulded bases and scalloped capitals. The arch has recently been
replaced with most of the original stones. Chamfered ceiling beams and large central
chimney stack with hearths at both floor levels were inserted in C16. The present
owner is the writer Miss Lucy Boston.


Listing NGR: TL2899170673

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