Clifton Manor

Description of this historic site

Clifton Manor, a manor house that was built during the Post Medieval period. The building incorporates alterations that were made during the Imperial period. It is situated in Clifton upon Dunsmore.

Notes about this historic site

1 Early 18th century with 19th century alterations. Brick, in Flemish bond with slate roof and brick stacks to ridge. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Door is panelled and part-glazed. Windows are 12-pane horned sashes with moulded architraves and gauged brick lintels above. 19th century extension to left of one bay has part-glazed double doors. 19th century extension to right is of one storey with attic; 2-window range. Windows to ground storey are 12-pane sashes. Dormers in roof are 16-pane casements. Left facade is 19th century. Canted bays on ground and first storey to right have 12-pane sashes with pilaster architraves and dentil cornice. Back facade has 19th century extensions, to right an 8-panelled door within a Doric porch. To left of door a canted bay with 12-pane sashes, above a Venetian sash window. Dentil cornice to all 19th century extensions.
2 Clifton Manor was built in 1710 with 1895 Queen Anne Revival extensions. It has its original staircase, but the hall was extended and panelled with Georgian box pews from the church.
3 The house is well maintained.