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Manor Farmhouse, Twycross

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 188247

OS Grid Reference: SK3384104854
OS Grid Coordinates: 433841, 304854
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6404, -1.5013

Location: 16 Church Street, Twycross, Leicestershire CV9 3PQ

Locality: Twycross
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV9 3PQ

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Listing Text


4/111 Manor Farmhouse
(No 18)


House. Early C18. Red brick with painted stone dressings, quoins,
band and plinth. Steeply pitched hipped plain tile roof with central
brick stack behind ridge. 2 storeys on moulded stone plinth with first
floor band, rusticated quoins and moulded stone cornice. Regular 5-bay
front; glazing bar sashes in open boxes with moulded raised surrounds,
central first floor window with eared surround topped by pulvinated
frieze and raised central part of main cornice. Over the centre of the
window is a carved acanthus bracket, and to the sides are tall moulded
volute brackets. Central entrance with 6-panelled door in moulded
surround topped by segmental, partially open, pediment. 4 steps up to
door. Right return front: 4 bays with glazing bar sashes in open
boxes, all with painted keystones. Interior: Very plain. C19
staircase, probably not in original position. All doors in simple C18
wooden surrounds with plank or plain doors.

Listing NGR: SK3384104854

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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