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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Elsworth, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2556 / 52°15'19"N

Longitude: -0.0738 / 0°4'25"W

OS Eastings: 531574

OS Northings: 263678

OS Grid: TL315636

Mapcode National: GBR K54.D6G

Mapcode Global: VHGMB.NKVR

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317862

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50966

Location: Elsworth, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Elsworth

Built-Up Area: Elsworth

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Elsworth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


12/57 The Manor House
31.8.62 (Nos. 18,20,22,24)


Manor House, built between 1656-1660 for Samuel Disbrowe
(d.1690). Early C19 alterations. Soft red brick and C19 gault
brick painted, C19 plastered timber frame. Plain tile roofs.
Two storeys and attics. Symmetrical plan of two projecting
wings hipped to main elevation and flanking central range raised
c.1800, main entrance also moved to West wing. Main facade.
Band between floors and tarred brick plinth. Entrance with
six-panelled door in original cross passage position; wooden
verandah with hipped plain tile roof, C19 nine-paned hung sash
window to left hand and two fifteen-paned first floor hung sash
windows. Wings each with two ground floor and first floor
twelve-paned nearly flush framed hung sash windows in gauged
brick arches. Two hipped dormer windows. Interior has some
late C17 and C18 panelling, doors and sash windows and early C19
alterations include pilastered decoration to West entrance
hall. The house has recently been converted to three
dwellings. Samuel Disbrowe was keeper of the Great Seal of
Scotland during the Civil War.
R.C.H.M. West Cambs mon.3, p.86
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.337
Davis, E.M. Elsworth Manor 1981 C.C.
Evans, E. Church and Village of Elsworth 1981

Listing NGR: TL3157463678

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