Willington Manor Farmhouse

Description of this historic site

Willington Manor Farmhouse dates to the Post Medieval period. It is located 500m north west of the church at Tidmington.

Notes about this historic site

1 Mid 17th century farmhouse of two storeys in stone. Gabled bays to the sides. Three stone mullioned three light windows with labels. The doorcase is modern. There are stone-coped gables and the tiles are old. The interior has a 17th century wood dog leg stair. Wide elm floor boards. Plank doors. Stone flags. Wood panelling on first floor. Stop-chamfered beams. Noted as having stone fireplaces.
Alongside the Manor House is a Grade III listed outbuilding of stone with some mullioned lights and nesting holes. Courtroom and dairy range forming two sides of courtyard. 17th century. Finely jointed coursed squared limestone.

2 William Sheldon started his tapestry weaving here in 1560. The present Manor House is probably mid 17th century.

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