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Manor House, Ab Kettleby

Description: Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 189965

OS Grid Reference: SK7234823089
OS Grid Coordinates: 472348, 323089
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8005, -0.9283

Location: Wartnaby Road, Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire LE14 3JJ

Locality: Ab Kettleby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 3JJ

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Listing Text

(North Side)
SK 72 23 Manor House

House, formerly manor house and farmhouse. Early C17, extended early C18
and altered C20.
Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, slate roof, brick central ridge
stack with 6 square flues, rebuilt C20.
Cruciform plan.
2 storeys and attic; 3-window range.
Central, full-height porch with round-arched doorway with stop-chamfered
jambs, moulded imposts, and moulded round-arched head. 2-light ovolo-
moulded stone mullion window above with hood mould. Similar, smaller window
to gable. Another gable behind that of porch.
Main block has ovolo-moulded stone cross window to ground floor left, C20
timber cross window to ground floor right. 2-light ovolo-moulded stone
mullion windows to 1st floor. Chamfered plinth, moulded 1st floor string
course, stone-coped gables with kneelers. Full-height stair turret to rear
corresponding to porch to give cross plan with stone-coped gable. C18 2-
storey brick extension to rear left in re-entrant angle with stair turret,
with 3-light casement windows to ground and 1st floor, that to ground with
segmental-arched head, and lean-to-roof.
Interior has ogee stop chamfered spine beams. Large fireplace in kitchen
with cambered, chamfered bressumer.
Stone Tudor-arched fireplaces to 1st and attic floors.
Buildings of England, Leics 1984 p71.

Listing NGR: SK7234823089

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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