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Latitude: 52.3267 / 52°19'36"N
Longitude: 1.6778 / 1°40'40"E
OS Eastings: 650699
OS Northings: 276219
OS Grid: TM506762
Mapcode National: GBR YX3.4Z5
Mapcode Global: VHM76.1SB5
Entry Name: Manor House and Manor Gate Including Forecourt Walls
Listing Date: 21 April 1949
Last Amended: 30 March 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384370
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484804
Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18
Civil Parish: Southwold
Built-Up Area: Southwold
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM5076 HIGH STREET
588-1/7/57 (South West side)
21/04/49 Nos.65 AND 67
Manor House (No.65) and Manor Gate
(No.67) including forecourt walls
(Formerly Listed as:
House and service wing with forecourt walls attached at front;
now two dwellings. House c1750; service wing added in late
C18; subdivided 1962. Original house for John May. House of
red brick with plain tile roof and brick end stacks; wing of
red brick with slate and plain tile hipped roofs and brick
stacks. Forecourt walls of brick.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and dormer attic; 5-window front to No.65;
to left, No.67 has 2-storey, 3-window front in two blocks.
No.65 has central 8-panel door recessed in panelled reveals in
pedimented Gibbs surround with foliage trails carved on door
jambs. Two 6/6 unhorned sashes right and left, five on first
floor, in flush frames with thick glazing bars beneath gauged
skewback arches with keyblocks. Outer angles of elevation
terminated with giant clasping pilasters with moulded
capitals. Moulded brick cornice beneath plain parapet. Two
gabled dormers, each with a 3-light C20 casement.
No.67 has 4-panel front door in fluted doorcase to right of
basket arched carriage entrance. Window over the arch is 6/6
unhorned sash, over front door one 6/6 sash, to right one 4/4
Forecourt enclosed by curving brick screen walls capped with
dentilled cornice, attached to left end of No.65.
INTERIOR: only No.65 inspected. Mid C18 staircase with turned
balusters and moulded ramped handrail on column newel posts.
Plain chamfered joists to ground floor rooms; eared door
surrounds. C18 rafter roof.
(Bottomley A & Hutchinson J: Discovering Southwold: Southwold:
Listing NGR: TM5069976219
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