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Manor House, Elsworth c.1938 (photo L Cobbett) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Manor House, Elsworth

History of the Manor House, Elsworth

Listed Building

Manor House, built between 1656-1660 for Samuel Disbrowe (d.1690). Early C19 alterations. Soft red brick and C19 gault brick painted, C19 plastered timber frame.

Samuel Disbrowe was keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland during the Civil War.

Elsworth 1886 OS map. The Manor House is the large building in the middle.

The Manor House was in danger of being pulled down in 1937. The house survived and by 1995 had been converted into three dwellings. (See Vanishing Cambridgeshire)


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