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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163135
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53990
Location: Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28
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
HEMINGFORD GREY HIGH STREET
The Manor House
TL 28 70 16/33 24.10.51
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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