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Manor Farmhouse, Manor Farm Cottages and attached meeting house

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurcroft, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3882 / 53°23'17"N

Longitude: -1.2713 / 1°16'16"W

OS Eastings: 448561

OS Northings: 388178

OS Grid: SK485881

Mapcode National: GBR MYK8.K4

Mapcode Global: WHDDS.F3VC

Plus Code: 9C5W9PQH+7F

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse, Manor Farm Cottages and attached meeting house

Listing Date: 29 March 1968

Last Amended: 1 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335964

ID on this website: 101193145

Location: Brampton en le Morthen, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S66

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Thurcroft

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurcroft St Simon and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Manor Farmhouse,
Manor Farm Cottages and attached meeting house

(Formerly listed as Parish Room and Three Cottages S.W. of road junction (Manor House an 0.S., also known as Judge Bramshaw's House))



Manorial farmhouse now three dwellings with attached meeting house. C16 and C17 with later additions and alterations. Internal timber framing, ashlar sandstone and limestone and coursed rubble sandstone; pantile, Welsh slate, stone slate and sheet asbestos roofs. Two-storey, five-bay range facing roadside with meeting house in gabled cross-wing on left and with extended wing of three builds to rear centre.

Roadside front: cross-wing on left has chamfered plinth, large quoins and transomed eight-light mullioned window with lights flanking a central king-mullion now bricked and with door inserted through lower two lights on right; string course cut back; inserted gable doorway with boarded door.

Main range set back on right: chamfered plinth. Left bay (No 2 Manor Farm Cottages) has door on left of sash with glazing bars. Adjacent bay is of limestone ashlar with transomed, double-chamfered, three-light window on left of two-light mullioned window. Bays four and five flanked by part-glazed doors (that on left with mullioned overlight) with casements in double-chamfered surrounds between and with heraldic panel on right. First floor: cement-rendered jetty with five renewed, three-light, ovolo-moulded, wood-mullioned windows. Hipped roof with truncated, offset ashlar end stack on left and stone base to brick ridge stack on right, side-facing end gable set back on right return.

Rear of cross-wing: much altered ground-floor window originally as front, weathered dripstone beneath inserted gable door. Adjacent bay of main range set back on left has a transomed, three-light, double-chamfered window and blocked single-light window to ground floor, dripmould continuous with cross-wing; two two-light double-chamfered, mullioned windows to first floor beneath dripmould and gabled dormer. Right return; rear wing has a central doorway with bolection-moulded architrave and cornice flanked by sashes with glazing bars; blacked quoined doorway to far right. First-floor band on left beneath a transomed five-light, double-chamfered window with hoodmould. Truncated brick end stack on right; ashlar base to brick-shafted ridge stack on left. First addition to wing, set back on right, has quoined doorway on left of three-light casement beneath lintel tooled as voussoirs; later casement over. Second addition with door on left of window to each floor.

Interior: meeting house has bolection-moulded fireplace to ground floor and ashlar fireplace with relieving arch to upper floor; wall post visible to left of upper fireplace; two principal-rafter trusses. Left bay of front range (No 2 Manor Farm Cottages) has C18 fielded panelling to front room and refixed(?) late C17 staircase to rear with turned balusters and square, moulded newel post with finial; matching landing balustrade; wall post visible in upper room.

Rest of interior not inspected.

Meeting house formerly used as Methodist Chapel.

Listing NGR: SK4856188178

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