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Latitude: 52.5858 / 52°35'8"N
Longitude: -0.9597 / 0°57'35"W
OS Eastings: 470575
OS Northings: 299174
OS Grid: SP705991
Mapcode National: GBR BQX.XVB
Mapcode Global: WHFKY.787H
Entry Name: Manor House
Listing Date: 19 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1180324
English Heritage Legacy ID: 191078
Location: Illston on the Hill, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7
Civil Parish: Illston on the Hill
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Gaulby Group
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
ILLSTON ON THE HILL
MAIN STREET (South Side)
19. 10. 51 Manor House
House. Late C17 and dated 1794. Coursed rubble stone with plinth, quoins and
stone dressings, rendered to side and rear in part, and red brick rear
extension. Welsh slate front and Swithland slate rear roof, with brick end
stacks. Stone band and brick dentilled eaves. L plan, short wing projecting
to rear. Main range gable facing, front to right. 2 1/2 storeys of stone
mullion windows : 3-light, 2-light, 3-light. 3-lights on ground floor have
transoms. Central stone doorway with moulded Tudor arch and 6-panelled door,
the upper 4 panels glazed. 2-light attic casement on left, facing, gable. 2
and 3-light casements and stone mullion windows to rear, where also l 1/2 storey
brick extension with Welsh slate lean-to roof. Chamfered beams and 2 late C18
fireplaces inside. Over front door a carved stone tablet with the Needham
arms and inscribed 'in parvo quies'. On band to either side 'M.H. 1794' for
Mary Heard who bought and partly rebuilt the house then. V.C.H., Vol. V.
Listing NGR: SP7057599174
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