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The Manor House, Hugglescote and Donington le Heath

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 November 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 187880

OS Grid Reference: SK4201212657
OS Grid Coordinates: 442012, 312657
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7100, -1.3796

Location: 93 Manor Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 2FW

Locality: Hugglescote and Donington le Heath
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 2FW

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Listing Text

(east side)
3/15 Donington-le-Heath

8.11.49 The Manor House
(formerly listed as
Manorhouse Farm)

House, c.1280, altered C17, restored 1966-71, of Charnwood granite rubble with
ashlar dressings, C20 timber-framed gables and Swithland slate roofs. Massive
rubble stack to rear (truncated). Main hall block of 2 storeys lies E-W with wings
projecting N at each end to form a half-H plan, and a further wing of slightly later
date extends from the NE angle. S wall contains original 1st floor entrance to
hall, holes for staircase still visible. Shallow angle buttresses (except at SE
corner and in N wing). C13 cusped lancets, restored. S, N and E walls largely
rebuilt during restoration. Ground floor fireplace C17, dates from conversion of
undercroft to kitchen, when the height of the ceiling was also raised. 1st floor
hall has C17 fireplace (fragment of stone wall bracket only remains of C13 fire-
place). 3 C17 roof trusses, one closed and 2 open. Hall separated from wings by
timber-framed partitions. Part of original plaster infilling survives by doorway to
E wing. C17 mullioned windows of 3 and 4 lights with hood bands above, inserted in
S and E walls. Window at W end of hall is single large lancet.

Listing NGR: SK4201212657

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Source: English Heritage

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