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The Manor House, Wymondham

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 189921

OS Grid Reference: SK8522018828
OS Grid Coordinates: 485220, 318828
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7603, -0.7386

Location: Main Street, Wymondham, Leicestershire LE14 2AG

Locality: Wymondham
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2AG

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Listing Text


(north side)
14/164 The Manor House

Manor house. Early C18 with C19 and C20 alterations and
additions. Coursed and squared ironstone and brick with
limestone ashlar dressings and Collyweston slate mansard roof.
Plinth, rusticated quoins, first floor band, cove moulded eaves,
large central arched brick stack. Square plan. 5 bay south
front, 2 storeys plus attics, has a central Doric columned porch,
with panelled frieze and dentillated cornice, plain keystoned
ashlar doorcase and half-glazed C19 door with overlight. Beyond
on each side, 2 glazing bar sashes and above, 5 glazing bar
sashes, all with projecting keystoned architraves. Above again,
3 hipped dormers, each with a 2 light casement. Beyond, to
right, a C19 lean-to addition. Beyond, to left, an early C20
stable range with ramped coped wall. Rear elevation has a
central C19 low pitched gabled porch with a 6 panelled door.
Above the porch, an overlight, flanked to right by a glazing bar
sash and to left by a blocked opening. Above, a central glazing
bar sash and above again, 3 C20 hipped dormers. Beyond to right,
an early C20 single storey stable range, 8 bays. Beyond to left,
a set back C19 lean-to addition with a casement and door, both
with segmental heads. To the left, a close boarded door. WEst
side has, to left, a glazing bar sash on each floor and above
again, a hipped dormer. East side has similar fenestration,

Listing NGR: SK8522018828

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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