Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127045

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1984



Ordnance survey map of GOODWIN MANOR FARMHOUSE
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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 56640 64069


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TL 5664 SWAFFHAM PRIOR STATION ROAD (South Side) 12/189 No 1 Goodwin Manor Farmhouse II

Farmhouse, probably mid-late C17. The ground floor of the rear range may be part of an earlier house of C16, which had a first floor rebuilt or added in late C17 or early C18. Timber-frame, exposed, with hipped roof of original diaper pattern tiles, part repaired, and a ridge stack of mainly gault brick with some red brick and a string course. Original plan of single range of three structural bays and a fire bay with stair turret at rear, now incorporated in a C19 lean-to. Original three bay, lobby entry plan. Two storeys. Six windows at first floor, including one small C20 window on the site of an original closet window opposite the stack and two original C17 cross-frame, iron casements with stay bars and turnil fastening, but with C20 leaded lights. Three C20 windows at ground floor and an original doorway with C18 door of six raised and fielded panels. The end walls have bracing at first floor. The rear range has a clunch ground floor and framed first floor, with a cement tile, half hipped roof. Two storeys. The windows and doorways are all later insertions. Inside. The original range has many late C17 features including doors of two panels and flat section twisted balusters to ventilation openings above spice cupboard doors and to parlour doorway. The hall has a large inglenook, mostly of pink or red brick and there are smaller hearths to the parlour and a first floor chamber over the parlour. The roof is of staggered, butt purlin construction with collars between the principal rafters. The addition has a large inglenook hearth and main beam and joists of substantial scantling. The joists are laid flat. This floor frame either incorporates re-used material or is part of an earlier building on the site. On a former moated site.

R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p124, mon (17)

Listing NGR: TL5664064069


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 49412

Legacy System: LBS


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

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