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Manor House and Manor Gate Including Forecourt Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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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

Plus Code: 9F438MGH+M4

Entry Name: Manor House and Manor Gate Including Forecourt Walls

Listing Date: 21 April 1949

Last Amended: 30 March 2000

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484804

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

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

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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:
(West side)
Manor House)


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:
1988-: 26).

Listing NGR: TM5069976219

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