This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET (north side)
3/158 The Manor House (formerly listed as Manor Farmhouse)
House, early C17, ashlar with stone tiled roof, coped gables and end-wall stacks of 3 diagonal shafts. Three storeys. Parapet with 3 moulded coped gables over 3 ovolo-moulded 3-light recessed mullion windows with hoodmoulds. Ground and first floors with moulded plinth and dripcourses probably originally carried around a 2-storey bay each side, now replaced by flush walling with C18 type 3-light bead-moulded flush mullion windows to each floor and dripcourses not replaced. Centre has original fenestration of two 2-light windows to first floor and 2 similar to ground floor flanking central door with dripcourse stepped over. Windows all ovolo-moulded. Raised moulded surround to plank door. East end wall has one 2-light window to each floor and west end wall has one blocked 2-light window. Dripcourses continued around. North front is 3-gabled with large projecting central stair tower.
Dripcourses carried around. Stair tower has 2-light window with hoodmould to north and west faces at attic level, 2-light window with hoodmould at first floor north and east, and ground floor Tudor-arched moulded doorway with 3-light window adjacent, both under single hoodmould. To each side is 3-light attic window with hoodmould, 3-light first floor window and ground floor obscured by additions.
Interior has Tudor-arched stone fireplace with stone shelf over to each end of ground floor, moulded stone inner north doorcase, fine oak spiral stair, and moulded oak doorcases and plank doors to first floor and attic. First floor stone fireplaces of early C18 type. Marked on F. Allen map of 1630.
Listing NGR: ST8255468522
© Mr Kim Aplin. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Aplin, Kim
Rights Holder: Aplin, Kim
Stone, Ashlar, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling
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