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Manor Farmhouse, North Killingholme

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 165856

OS Grid Reference: TA1440617669
OS Grid Coordinates: 514406, 417669
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6430, -0.2709

Location: North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire DN40 3JX

Locality: North Killingholme
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN40 3JX

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There is also a scheduled monument, Manor Farm Moated Site, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(east side, off)

10/56 Manor Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Manor
19.10.51 House)


House. C16 east wing, C17 west wing. Late C19 porch, extensions and
alterations. Brick. Pantile roof. L-shaped on plan: 2 or 3-room west
front with blocked entrance to left of centre, 2-room east wing to rear
left, representing part of earlier south front; later extensions to left
return, and entrances to inner angle and rear gable end. West front: 2
storeys with attic, 5 bays. Chamfered ashlar-coped plinth. Blocked
segmental-arched doorway with inserted C19 flush wooden cross-mullion window
to left, 2 similar windows to right (that to 4th bay with chamfered mullion
and transom), and blocked segmental-arched window to right end. Three-
course brick first floor band with central cogged course. First floor has 4
segmental-arched windows: blocked to 1st bay with 3-sliding sash inserted
below; 2-light casement to 2nd bay; 3-light sliding sash to 3rd bay; blocked
to 4th bay; inserted 3-light sliding sash between bays 3 and 4; narrow
segmental-arched blind panel to right end. All windows (except ground floor
3rd bay) have leaded panes. Stepped and corbelled brick eaves cornice above
bays 1 and 2 with cavetto and ovolo-moulded bricks; cogged brick eaves
cornice to right. Brick coped and tumbled gables. Stack to right of
centre; C19-C20 rebuilt end stack to right. Right return has similar first
floor band, 2 first floor casements (that to right with leaded lights),
double-course brick second floor band with dentilled lower course, and 2-
light attic sliding sash. South front: west range has 6-panel door to angle
under a C19 lean-to porch, 2 cross-mullion ground floor windows, first floor
band, two 3-light sliding sashes and cogged eaves cornice similar to west
front. East wing has 3 similar cross-mullion windows to each floor, those
to gound floor beneath original brick dripmoulds. First floor panel to left
has 3 stone tablets engraved with shields, set in brick niches with moulded
shafts, chamfered capitals and abaci, and moulded brick rounded-trefoil
cusped arches with carved decoration in the spandrels. A similar panel to
right has 2 stone tablets and rendered infill to right, but no moulded
aches. A similar single panel section, flanked by columns and with a
decorated trefoiled head, is re-set as a side window in the C19 Gothic-style
gabled porch to the right gable end; another trefoiled head is incorporated
in the opposite side window. Two massive lateral stacks to rear with C20
top sections, formerly with ornate shafts. Interior. East wing contains
moulded ceiling beams, inner room with fine linen-fold panelling and
overdoors carved with figures and grotesque heads, fielded-panel doors and
window shutters. Interior not fully inspected. An important early brick
manor house, standing in a complex of moats, partly disused and in decay at
time of re-survey. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England:
Lincolnshire, 1978, 326-7; Associated Architectural Societies Reports and
Papers, 1907, vol 28, pt 1, 76-7.

Listing NGR: TA1440617669

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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