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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: MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1383490

Location

MANOR HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityCleobury Mortimer

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483908

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Details

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

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National Grid Reference: SO 67225 75689

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