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The Old Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.6305 / 51°37'49"N

Longitude: -1.7088 / 1°42'31"W

OS Eastings: 420250

OS Northings: 192453

OS Grid: SU202924

Mapcode National: GBR 4TL.LSY

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.B8GW

Plus Code: 9C3WJ7JR+6F

Entry Name: The Old Manor House

Listing Date: 26 January 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318386

ID on this website: 101355951

Location: Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Highworth

Built-Up Area: Highworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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(South Side)

Nos 1 & 2
(The Old Manor House)

Part 1 of the item shall include the previous listing data 26.1.55


(South Side)
Nos 1 and 2
(The old Manor House)
SU 2092 SW 18/267


Dated 1656. Recasting of much older house thought to incorporate retrains
of a C15 hall. Two storeys, coursed rubble with stone slate roof of steep
pitch. Chimney to left hand gable renewed, moulded capping. Two 4 light
mullion windows with drips on first floor and central datestone panel with
carved axe and "BIS.1656".
Ground floor altered for late C191early C20 shop front. Central entrance
and flanking windows, house door to right, all under drip, with brick piers
and quoins and moulded stops to chamfers on fascia. Rough stone fascia.
Gable end to east shews a bressumer end.
Interior: large Tudor arch fireplace on ground floor and a small one on first
floor, mid C17. Moulded plank and muntin partition to first floor. Caricole
stair to right of ground floor fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU2024892443

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