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29 High Street, Hinxton, 1930 (MoC216/34)

29 High Street, Old Manor House, Hinxton

History of 29 High Street

Listed Building

No. 29 (The Old 22.11.67 Manor House) (formerly listed as The Tudor House) . GV II* Guildhall. Late C15, converted to a manor house c.1580 with late C17 or early C18 alterations. Timber-framed and plastered with brick plinth. Red plain tiled roof. Late C16 ridge stack with four reduced octagonal shafts with moulded bases; capped stack on east side to additional C17 hearth. Two storeys with inserted late C16 or early C17 attic floor; part cellar to east.

The guildhall, part of the manor of Hinxton owned by the De Veres in 1485, Earl’s Colne Priory (Essex) in 1494, was regranted to the De Veres in 1536 and sold to John Machell and later Sir James Deane’s brother in 1597 who were possibly responsible for the alterations. A manor court was held in the courtyard by c.1600 after its conversion.


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