Record Details

NHER Number:34076
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Manor House, 21-22 Church Street


This building, once divided into two, is of Tudor origins and constructed of flint and brick with a thatched roof. Some 17th century details remain in the polygonal chimney stack, but the majority of the external details are 19th century.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2455 3930
Map Sheet:TG23NW

Full description

October 1960. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Early 17th century house now subdivided. Flint and brick, thatched. Two buildings.
Building to right, three bays, two storeys, knapped flint with 20th century porch; right of which has a five-light mullioned and transformed window with painted masonry, and a smaller two-light window on both floors beside stack, all in rendered surrounds. Left of porch are 19th century windows.
Building to left, three bays and two storeys of galletted flint with 20th century porch, 19th century ground floor windows and wooden casements to first floor. Stepped gable at junction of builds and at ends. 17th century clustered polygonal shafts to right hand end, axial and left stacks are 19th century. Right hand gable wall with diaper work and two blocked hoodmoulded lights. Left hand gable has platband.
Information from (S1).

(S2) in file claims house has origins in 1429 and was once called Golden Square after the Golden family.
E. Rose (NLA), 24 November 1998.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1305912.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991. Past comes to life at square. 22 November.

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