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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Halling, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3491 / 51°20'56"N

Longitude: 0.4464 / 0°26'46"E

OS Eastings: 570458

OS Northings: 163956

OS Grid: TQ704639

Mapcode National: GBR NNT.CNN

Mapcode Global: VHJLZ.PCB3

Plus Code: 9F328CXW+JG

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 24 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429644

Location: Halling, Medway, ME2

County: Medway

Civil Parish: Halling

Built-Up Area: Cuxton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Cuxton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description

HALLING CP HIGH sTRihl2
TQ 76 SW
13/55 West side
24.1.85 Nos 122 and 124
(The Manor House)
GV II

Wealden hall-house. C15 with early C19 and early to mid C19 exterior.
Brick walls, north wing of red brick and south wing also with blue headers.
Hipped tiled roofs; brick stacks. Front elevation of north wing with
window to lefthand below and to righthand above, both with rubbed brick
heads and the latter above recessed doorway with cast-iron fanlight and
door of six moulded and fielded panels. South wing with lower eaves line;
lefthand bay with dormer with sloping roof and window below and righthand bay
with window above and below. Further doorway in south return elevation.
Interior: 3 bays of original Wealden hall remain, namely upper hall bay,
most of low bay and front parlour, the latter with plain, heavy joists and
one bracket; halved and bridled scarf on rear wall plate; part of upper
section of hall window visible; one end of hall partion complete;
moulded dais beam. Most of smoke-blackened hall roof complete, including
moulded octagonal crown-post with capital and base on ogee and hollow-
moulded tie-beam. Probably early C17 inserted floor in low bay of open hall.
Thought to be the main house of the Bishop of Rochester's Manor of Halling.


Listing NGR: TQ7045863959

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