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Manor Farmhouse, Horkstow

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165845

OS Grid Reference: SE9863818680
OS Grid Coordinates: 498638, 418680
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6553, -0.5090

Location: B1204, Horkstow, North Lincolnshire DN18 6BH

Locality: Horkstow
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN18 6BH

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/45 Manor Farmhouse
(formerly listed as The
6.11.67 Villa)


House. Late C17 with early C19 alterations to openings and interior, and
late C19 bay windows. Brick, largely in English bond, colourwashed. Stucco
quoins. Pantile roof. Double-depth plan: 3-room front has blocked original
lobby-entry to left of centre and later entrance hall to right; 3-rooms to
rear with main and back stairs. 2 storeys with attic, 3 first floor
windows. Rustic doorcase has wooden panel over door with fluted keystone
and arched wing motifs carved in relief, flanked by carved consoles
supporting a low-pitched dentilled pediment with central floral ornament.
Door with 12 panes above 2 fielded panels beneath 3-pane overlight in
fielded-panel reveal. Two blocked openings to left; pair of flat roofed
wooden canted bay windows to left and right ends with 4-pane sashes, Doric
pilasters and entablature. C19 sashes to first floor: small blocked
original window above former entrance. All openings boarded-up at time of
re-survey. Cogged brick eaves cornice. Steeply-pitched roof with high
brick coped and tumbled gables. Pair of original axial stacks with central
vertical projecting brick ribs and stepped cornices; later external stack to
left gable. Axial stack and pair of end stacks to rear. Left return:
ground floor bay window with 12-pane sash, segmental-arched first floor
window and single similar attic sashes to each gable, all boarded-up at time
of re-survey. Interior: details largely early - mid C19. Arched alcove
with fluted pilasters and keyed architrave to ground floor left; entrance
hall has arched moulded dado rail and arched alcoves flanking fireplace with
pilastered mantlepiece over original chamfered bressumer with broach-stops:
fireplace collapsed and ruinous at time of re-survey. Open-well main
staircase with balustrade largely removed (parts of ramped handrail, column
newel and slender column-on-vase balusters survive). 4-fielded panel,
6-fielded-and-beaded panel, and plain doors with L-shaped hinges. An
unusual and distinguished early brick building. Empty and in decay at time
of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE9863818680

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Source: English Heritage

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