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Spelthorne (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 07259 68652


TQ 06NE SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, FORMER UD NEW ROAD Littleton 3/47 Littleton Manor 9/12/69


Hall house. C15 east wing, extended to west in C16 and C17, front rebuilt in early C19. Timber framed, exposed close-stud frame to first floor right with lime cement infilling, whitewashed brick below. Rendered on remainder of front, red brick on return fronts and rear. Plain tiled roofs. Main front faces north, with hall to centre/left and three wings at right angles to rear. End stacks on front range with diagonal stacks to centre. Two storeys, with attics on rear wings. Entrance front:- (facing north) - first floor originally jettied to right, joist ends exposed. Two 12-pane glazing-bar sash windows to first floor in reeded surrounds, three windows below. Two similar windows on first floor centre, two windows below. Two similar windows on both floors to left. Half-glazed door to ground floor left, main door to left of centre in reeded surround with ogee intersecting tracery to transome light above. Paired doors in between with diamond-panel on lintel above. Wings to rear with C17 brick exposed. Plat bands on ground floor and first floor. C20 sash windows in old openings. Interior:- Large central hall with principal beams of ceiling exposed, scroll carve corbel to spine beam. Early C18, turned baluster stair. Refixed C16 and C17 panelling in the Dining room. Subsidiary hall in east wing - C15 with beams of very thick section. Spiral staircase with stone treads to side walls. Very large and deep fireplace. Staircase window:- two panels of armorial glass, one probably late C17 or early C18, said to be the arms of C16 Lady Catherine Grey, sister of Lady Jane Grey. Other probably C16, said to be the arms of Lord Hertford, her husband. First floor:- Many bedrooms with exposed wall and ceiling beams, some refixed dado panelling. Roof - original principal rafters in old range. Reputedly extended by Cardinal Wolsey, once part of his estate. Associations with Lady Jane Grey and her husband Lord Hertford. William IV is said to have stayed here on a number of occasions when friendly with Lady Caroline Wood at Littleton Park. The home of the former Dutch family of Bouwens for about a century.

Listing NGR: TQ0725968652


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

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Date: 15 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/00689/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs M.A.C. Ball. Source Historic England Archive
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