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Description: The Old Manor House
Date Listed: 11 October 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 188926
OS Grid Reference: SP5370299382
OS Grid Coordinates: 453702, 299382
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5896, -1.2087
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ENDERBY BLABY ROAD
9/6 The Old Manor House
(formerly listed as No 7
11.10.77 to 15(odd) (The Old Manor
House. Cross wing to left is C15 - early C16; centre bay is a later C16 -
early C17 extension, now treated as if originally a hall; this extension has
been truncated and part replaced by a later C17 bay to right. Later C18 and
C19 wings to rear form U-plan. C19 alterations to front range. C15-C17 parts
retain some timber-framing but external walls were rebuilt or encased in brick.
C19. Brick now colourwashed. Rear wings are of brick and granite rubble.
Slate roofs, brick chimneys. 2 storeys, 3-bay front. Outer bays are gabled
and very slightly advanced. C19 wooden casements with slender glazing bars and
segmental heads, the gabled bays with 3-light windows, the centre with 2- light
windows flanking central C20 door. Very small square window high in left
gable. Interior: wall between left wing and centre has heavy timber-framing
with large tension braces; wide floor joists, laid flat, in left wing have
grooves for laths and may be re-used wall timbers; roof of left wing and one
truss of central bay have tie-beam and collar trusses with slightly curved
queen struts, clasped purlins, wind-bracing, and ridge pole held between
principal rafters, and small yoke. There is historical evidence for a house
dating back to C12 and C13 on this site.
Listing NGR: SP5370299382
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Source: English Heritage
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