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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1163135

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireHuntingdonshireDistrict AuthorityHemingford Grey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 53990

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HEMINGFORD GREY HIGH STREET 1. 5140 (south side) The Manor House TL 28 70 16/33 24.10.51 I 2. Dated circa 1150. Originally a first-floor hall, altered in C16, and Cl8. Two- storeys with attics. Rubble walls with Barnack stone dressings. Plain tile roof. Ridge stack of handmade bricks. North gable wall of brick a surviving part of the C18 house demolished after a fire. The south gable end at first-floor level has an original two round-headed light window with a common chamfered sill, and a common round-headed label carved with chevron ornament and pellets. In each head are three projecting lobes. In the west and east walls towards the south wall two similar original windows have been uncovered. The modern first-floor corner entrance and external staircase are in an original position. Interior: An original fireplace in the centre of the east wall has jambs with detached shafts, moulded bases and scalloped capitals. The arch has recently been replaced with most of the original stones. Chamfered ceiling beams and large central chimney stack with hearths at both floor levels were inserted in C16. The present owner is the writer Miss Lucy Boston.

Listing NGR: TL2899170673

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National Grid Reference: TL 28991 70673

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