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MANOR FARM 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: MANOR FARM HOUSE

List entry Number: 1125412

Location

MANOR FARM HOUSE, LOWER WEALD

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

County:

District: Milton Keynes

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Calverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1953

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 45457

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5135 Lover Weald Calverton Manor Farm House (also known as Calverton Manor House) SP 7959 5/2 12.6.55.

II*

2. A rambling stone building of 2 storeys and attics with deep pitched early tiled roofs, stone chimney stacks with late brick flues. It dates probably from the late C15 or early C16 with mid C17 alterations and additions. The plan is roughly L shaped,with the entrance front facing west. At the south end of this front there is a projecting gabled wing in which there is one C18 sash window to both floors. The main central section of the west face has 2 high gabled dormers on the carry-up of the wall, 2-light mullioned windows with leaded casements. All gables have coping with kneelers. There is a 2-storey gabled porch with a 2-light mullioned window to the 1st floor, a continuous moulding at the 1st floor level, stepped up at the centre to enclose a carved datestone, S.B. (Simon Benett) 1659. The outer doorway has an elliptical head with a carved console key. The inner doorway is square headed with moulded wooden frame. Gothic glazing in upper part of doors. 2 of the early mullioned windows survive, the others are C18 casements and sashes, some in early openings showing moulded stonework. A long lower wing lies east at the north end of that already described. Alternate thick and thin ashlar to east. Rubble to north. High tiled roofs, ashlar chimney with moulded string and cap. 2 three light mullioned windows with flat arches over labels. At rear of main wing is a projecting section with Jettied 1st floor, the upper walls being lath and plaster. 3 surviving 3 light mullioned windows with labels. Varying roof-lines overall. 3 early stone fireplaces survive, they are high and wide with moulded 4 centre arch heads.

Listing NGR: SP7902939100

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National Grid Reference: SP 79029 39100

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