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THE MANOR HOUSE

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: 1117187

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Compton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39905

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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

COMPTON HIGH STREET SU 57 NW (North side) 9/31 The Manor House 25.10.51 II

House and outbuilding, now offices and flats. Circa 1600 with C19 and C20 additions and alterations. Roughcast render over timber frame, with brick extensions and tiled roofs. L plan with former C17 out building, extended C19, forming arm of L to north-east; C19 extension to north-west and flat roofed C19 extension with lean to covered way extending along north elevation; three cross gables to south, that to east standing forward as cross-wing. 2 storeys and attic on old house, one and a half storey on out building; small gabled dormer and gable over staircase on north side of old house, small gabled dormer between crosswing and cross- gable on south side of old house, four flat roofed dormers on east of out building; large chimney with three stacks, outer two diagonal, centre square, to west of centre of ridge between cross gables on old house, chimney on ridge towards rear of cross wing, two side chimneys on east elevation. South Elevation:- cross wing breaks forward to right with iron framed leaded casements, 3-light casement in gable, 4-light casement on first floor and two 3-light casements on ground floor; to left one 3-light casement below each gable and 2 french casements with marginal glazing below these, 2-light casement adjacent to cross-wing above 3-light casement; 6 panel door with upper panels glazed under porch of 2 Tuscan columns and pediment, between french casement and 3-light casement. Interior:- timber frame exposed on upper floors; 4 bay frame including short chimney bay and 2 bay cross-wing.

Listing NGR: SU5194479961

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National Grid Reference: SU 51944 79961

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