THE OLD MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1355951
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1955
Statutory Address:
THE OLD MANOR HOUSE, 1 AND 2, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD MANOR HOUSE, 1 AND 2, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Highworth
National Grid Reference:
SU 20250 92453

Details

18/267 HIGHWORTH HIGH STREET (South Side)

Nos 1 & 2 (The Old Manor House)

Part 1 of the item shall include the previous listing data 26.1.55

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1. 5410 HIGHWORTH HIGH STREET (South Side) Nos 1 and 2 (The old Manor House) SU 2092 SW 18/267

II* GV

2. Dated 1656. Recasting of much older house thought to incorporate retrains of a C15 hall. Two storeys, coursed rubble with stone slate roof of steep pitch. Chimney to left hand gable renewed, moulded capping. Two 4 light mullion windows with drips on first floor and central datestone panel with carved axe and "BIS.1656". Ground floor altered for late C191early C20 shop front. Central entrance and flanking windows, house door to right, all under drip, with brick piers and quoins and moulded stops to chamfers on fascia. Rough stone fascia. Gable end to east shews a bressumer end. Interior: large Tudor arch fireplace on ground floor and a small one on first floor, mid C17. Moulded plank and muntin partition to first floor. Caricole stair to right of ground floor fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU2024892443

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
318386
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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