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© Mrs Elaine L. Dicker

IoE Number: 142313
Photographer: Mrs Elaine L. Dicker
Date Photographed: 04 July 2002
Date listed: 16 December 1982
Date of last amendment: 11 October 1985
Grade II*

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SU 73 NW FARRINGDON CHURCH ROAD 2/35 Manor House Farmhouse 16.12.82 (Formerly listed under Upper GV II* Farrindgon) House. C16, C17, C18, early and late C19. Cement rendered walls, plinth: west outshot tile hung. Victorian sashes in exposed frames, the ground-floor windows at the east side having narrow triple sashes: there are 2 small C20 windows between the 1st and 2nd bays. Large Victorian brick porch with steep tile roof, wide bargeboards, 5 narrow slotted openings at each side, pointed arch, plinth; within, there is a C18 round-headed doorway, with lead radiating decorative fanlight, and a 6-panelled door. The rear elevation (north) is timber framed above 1st floor level, the centre section has a catslide roof (aisle to hall?), wings project each side (the east being a wide 3-storeyed gable and the west with a hipped roof with gablet above a lower narrower unit, and there is a 3 storeyed staircase tower east of the centre. The lower walls are of stone. Roof hipped, tiled and brought to a lower eaves at the west side. Medieval hall with cross wings; fireplaces, upper floor (to centre) and stair- case tower added in the C17, minor C18 fittings, early C19 refronting and most fenestration, late C19 minor extensions. South front regular (C18, refaced C19), of 2 storeys; 4 windows. Cement rendering to the staircase, brickwork to the outshot; above there is exposed framing with brick infill, and tile-hanging to the staircase. Casements, one old leaded light; 2 plain doorways. The east elevation has rubble Walls to the ground-floor, and brickwork above of Flemish bond with blue headers; alterations to openings are indicated, includ- ing widened lower windows, of narrow triple sashes. Interior: the Jacobean staircase survives for the most part, there are some Georgian cupboards in recesses, and a massive chimney breast (not showing above the roof).

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