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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellington, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3323 / 52°19'56"N

Longitude: -0.2956 / 0°17'44"W

OS Eastings: 516232

OS Northings: 271834

OS Grid: TL162718

Mapcode National: GBR H16.Q35

Mapcode Global: VHGLT.TMKX

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54579

Location: Ellington, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Ellington

Built-Up Area: Ellington

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Ellington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 17 SE ELLINGTON HIGH STREET
(East Side)

7/106 Manor Farmhouse
-

GV II

Late Cl7 farmhouse, timber framed and plastered with two parallel rear
wings and stair turret. An earlier timber framed building on the site is
incorporated into the present building up to first floor level. Plain tile,
hipped, butt-purlin roofs. Three large red brick chimney stacks. Two
storeys with attics. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Three hipped dormer
windows to north facade, and three large first floor C19 hung sash
windows with five ground floor hung sash windows with glazing bars. Main
entrance facing east has open porch with flat canopy, moulded doorcase
flanked by plain pilasters, half-glazed C19 door. Interior has bolection
moulded chimney pieces to corner fireplaces, large inglenook hearth to
kitchen, moulded cornices and stop-chamfered ceiling beams, closed string
pine staircase with turned balusters. The farmhouse was possibly built by
the Throckmortons, Lords of the Manor. There is a moat in the grounds
possibly the site of the earlier manor house. Large carved stone was
used as mounting block beside main entrance.
VCH (Hunts) p44. RCHM (Hunts) p76.
Nat. Mons. Record (Hunts. VAG).


Listing NGR: TL1623271834

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