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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3783 / 52°22'41"N

Longitude: -2.4829 / 2°28'58"W

OS Eastings: 367225

OS Northings: 275690

OS Grid: SO672756

Mapcode National: GBR BW.R9FN

Mapcode Global: VH847.XH85

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483908

Location: Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, DY14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Built-Up Area: Cleobury Mortimer

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


CLEOBURY MORTIMER

SO6775 HIGH STREET
582-1/13/82 (South side)
12/11/54 Manor House

GV II*

Manor house now nursing home. Late C17 or early C18. Brick,
with moulded brick storey bands and moulded brick capped
plinth. Old-tile hipped roof with moulded wood eaves and C20
hipped tiled turret addition. 4 axial brick ridge stacks.
Double-pile plan.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey with attic and cellar. 7-window range north
front, the central 3 window bays advanced. 6/6 sashes
throughout with painted reveals with sills and gauged brick
lintels, moulded wood doorcase with 2 fluted Doric pilasters
and plain entablature with cornice, later 6-panelled divided
doors. 4 box dormers with 3/6 sashes.
Left return side (east): partly covered by C19 2-storey link
to stable block (qv). Right return side (west): 3 bricked-up
window recesses, 2 box dormers, ground floor covered by tiled
brick lean-to.
Rear: two 6/6 sash windows on each floor at each end with the
left pairs matching the front elevation windows and those to
the right are restored and have moulded cases. In the centre
is a tall 8/4 sash window with moulded case and adjacent
bricked-up tall window recess. Central 5-panelled partly
glazed door and adjacent 3-light casement. 4 box dormers with
3/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: hall with curved and swept oak staircase with
toad-back handrail, 3 column-on-vase balusters per tread, open
treads with carved strings. Oak dado panels with fielded
panels with fluted vertical framing. Early C19 6-panelled
doors with panelled doorcase reveals. Early C19 beaded
cornice. Carved marble fireplace with Bacchanalian figures on
pilasters and festoons on overmantel. Front and back rooms to
west with moulded plaster cornices and carved marble
fireplaces, the front room with plaster frieze with Corinthian
columns over large niche on end wall.


Listing NGR: SO6722175687

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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