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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: 1127584

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, KINGSTON ROAD

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Eversden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Oct-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52147

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 35 SE GREAT EVERSDEN KINGSTON ROAD (West side) 4/94 The Manor House 22.11.67 (formerly Listed as Manor Farmhouse) GV II*

Manor House. C1600 extended in C18. Timber framed, plaster rendered. Tiled roofs with two ridge stacks, one shafted. H-plan with a parallel range of C17 outbuildings at the rear linked to the main range in C18. Two storeys. Central block has a low parapet and a modillion cornice returned to the wings 2 : 3 : 2 window range of double hung sashes with single central vertical glazing bar. Central doorway with shouldered doorcase. Rear range also timber framed, rendered and tiled.-C18 stair house framed and rendered. Palladian window in west wall. Interior: C18 details including a paved hall with black setts at the corners and a stair house linking the front and rear ranges. The open-string staircase is approached through a screen in an elliptical arch with panelled pilasters and raised keyblock. The staircase is in three flights with moulded and swept rail and column-on-vase balusters with scrolled tread ends and curtail. There is a raised and fielded panelled dado. The ceiling of the stair hall has C18 plasterwork consisting of a cornice with egg and dart moulding, a circular main panel with acanthus leaves, radiating from a lamp hook. Other C18 details in the house include fielded panelling in a ground floor room, a Palladian window in the west front and two fireplaces in the north end rooms with moulded surrounds, panelled overmantels with cornices. On a moated site.

R.C.H.M.: West Cambs. Mon. (11)

Listing NGR: TL3598353761

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 35983 53761

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