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12 High Street, Lordship Farmhouse, Melbourn

History of 12 High Street

Listed building:

Manor house. Of three principal building periods. C14-C15, 1699 and C18-C19. Timber framed, plaster rendered and part stuccoed and incised in imitation of stone ashlar. Tiled, steeply pitched roofs now covered with asbestos slate. One large stack between the medieval range and the C18 part, and another side stack to the rear of the 1699 part. Present plan is irregular and is formed of two parallel and adjoining ranges with the gable ends towards the road.

It was sold c.1703 to Richard Hitch.

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