Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127036

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1984

Statutory Address: KNIGHTS MANOR, 31, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: KNIGHTS MANOR, 31, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Swaffham Prior

National Grid Reference: TL 56816 64074


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TL 5664 SWAFFHAM PRIOR HIGH STREET (East Side) 12/171 No 31 Knights Manor


House, mid C16 at rear of a mid-late C19, front range of clunch which possibly replaced a parlour wing to the C16 house. Timber-framed, part rendered with a steeply pitched, pantiled roof, originally thatched. The ridge stack is original, although the upper courses were rebuilt in C19. The end stack was added in C17 and is of red brick, English-bond, with offsets. Original plan of three bays, and two rooms, including the two-bay hall, a cross-passage and single bay service end. Two storeys. The framing is of substantial scantling and close centres. The present fenestration and doorways are all C20. The corner posts have cranked bracing to the middle rail. At the rear is a timber-framed stair turret, probably contemporary. Inside. The principal posts in the hall are thickened at ceiling height to carry the main beams of the floor frame, similar in construction to Anglesey House and Rose Cottage, both in Swaffham Prior. The main beams are stop chamfered. The arch of one of the doorways (now blocked) to the original cross-passage survives and the partition wall between the hall and service bay remains.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p124, mon (18)

Listing NGR: TL5681664074


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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire North East, (1972)

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