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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8005 / 52°48'1"N

Longitude: -0.9283 / 0°55'42"W

OS Eastings: 472348

OS Northings: 323089

OS Grid: SK723230

Mapcode National: GBR BNG.D3G

Mapcode Global: WHFJS.QV4X

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 1 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189965

Location: Ab Kettleby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Ab Kettleby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ab Kettleby and Holwell

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


AB KETTLEBY WARNABY ROAD
(North Side)
SK 72 23 Manor House
1.1.68
II*

House, formerly manor house and farmhouse. Early C17, extended early C18
and altered C20.
Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, slate roof, brick central ridge
stack with 6 square flues, rebuilt C20.
Cruciform plan.
2 storeys and attic; 3-window range.
Central, full-height porch with round-arched doorway with stop-chamfered
jambs, moulded imposts, and moulded round-arched head. 2-light ovolo-
moulded stone mullion window above with hood mould. Similar, smaller window
to gable. Another gable behind that of porch.
Main block has ovolo-moulded stone cross window to ground floor left, C20
timber cross window to ground floor right. 2-light ovolo-moulded stone
mullion windows to 1st floor. Chamfered plinth, moulded 1st floor string
course, stone-coped gables with kneelers. Full-height stair turret to rear
corresponding to porch to give cross plan with stone-coped gable. C18 2-
storey brick extension to rear left in re-entrant angle with stair turret,
with 3-light casement windows to ground and 1st floor, that to ground with
segmental-arched head, and lean-to-roof.
Interior has ogee stop chamfered spine beams. Large fireplace in kitchen
with cambered, chamfered bressumer.
Stone Tudor-arched fireplaces to 1st and attic floors.
Buildings of England, Leics 1984 p71.


Listing NGR: SK7234823089

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