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Manor House Buildings, Market Harborough

Description: Manor House Buildings

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 189666

OS Grid Reference: SP7323587403
OS Grid Coordinates: 473235, 287403
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4797, -0.9231

Location: High Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7AG

Locality: Market Harborough
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7AG

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 29
(Manor House Buildings)
SP 7387 1/16 25.7.52.

1738 but with earlier rear. Fine facade of red brick with stone dressings. 3 storeys,
the upper storey has Roman Doric pilasters flanking centre windows. Stone quoins.
Stone capped brick chimney stacks. Triglyph frieze and moulded pediment over centre.
Moulded stone cornice and brick parapet with stone panels. 5 windows (with a small
window over north side passage). Centre windows all with moulded stone shouldered
architraves, centre 1st floor has a pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. All
other windows have segmental arches and moulded stone architraves. Ground floor
altered in 1897. Central doorway with rusticated pilasters and segmental arched
windows. Fine staircase with 3 fluted and turned balusters on each step. Carved
and ramped handrail with scrolled ends. Panelling. C18 panelled rooms at front
of house, one with enriched cornice, another with plainer cornice. Plasterwork,
landing ceiling has 2 large plaster roundels with low relief moulding. Archway.
Fireplaces and 6-panelled doors. Rear wing has roof with substantial purlins and
possibly crucks (now clad in modern timber). Rear has 2-storey Queen Anne stone
facade facing cobbled courtyard. Reset beam dated 1603. Ref.V.C.H

Listing NGR: SP7323587403

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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