The Manor House / Water Newton House / The Farmhouse Inn

21 Jun 2002
The Manor House, Old Great North Road, Water Newton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6LU
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Water Newton House, Old Great North Road, Water Newton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6LU
The Farmhouse Inn, Old Great North Road, Water Newton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6LU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WATER NEWTON OLD GREAT NORTH ROAD TL 1097 (South Side) 12/169 No. 1 (The Manor House) (formerly listed as 25.9.51 Water Newton House) GV II House, formerly a farmhouse and inn. Early to mid C18 with C19 alterations.

Coursed limestone rubble with freestone and ashlar dressings. Collyweston stone slated roofs. Two storeys and attics, T-plan with stair turret in angle and single storey gable end range to south. Parapet gables with chamfered copings and moulded corbells continued in moulded wooden eaves cornices with modillions. Three gable end stacks each with two ashlar shafts and ridge stack with three shafts. North elevation; ashlar band between floors, chamfered plinth; C19 gabled porched entrance with glazed, panelled door and rectangular fanlight, flanking bay windows; four first floor cross framed windows; three hipped dormer windows with casements; (some C17 mullioned windows in rear elevations possibly reused from Hall demolished c.1730, and wooden door jamb carved with jewel ornament also reused). Interior: South wing resited C16 or C17 panelling with arabesque frieze; north wall panelling C17, closed string staircase with turned balusters and square newels. The house was formerly an inn called 'The Farmhouse' in 1742.

V.C.H. Huntingdonshire, p230 R.C.H.M. Huntingdonshire, p228 Pevsner: Buildings of England, p364

Listing NGR: TL1084497180


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