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Saxelby Manor House, Grimston

Description: Saxelby Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 190197

OS Grid Reference: SK7009120858
OS Grid Coordinates: 470091, 320858
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7808, -0.9623

Location: Church Lane, Grimston, Leicestershire LE14 3PA

Locality: Grimston
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 3PA

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Listing Text

In the entry for

5/272 Saxelby Manor House
14.7.53 (formerly listed as
Manor Farm House)


The address shall be amended to read

(south side)
5/272 Saxelby Manor House (no 2)
14.7.53 (formerly listed as Manor Farm

SK 72 SW Saxelby Manor House
5/272 (formerly listed as Manor
14.7.53 Farm House)


Manor house, now farmhouse. Early-mid C16 with late C16/early C17 additions
and alterations, altered and extended C20. 3-unit lobby entry plan.
Timber framed, rendered, porch and stair turret of coursed squared
ironstone, bay window of brick with limestone dressings, Swithland slate
roof, ironstone lateral stack, cruciform brick ridge stack. 2-storey, 4-
window range. 2-storey, gabled porch to right of centre with Tudor-arched
stone doorway and 3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window above with
hood mould. Large canted bay window of c1900 to right of porch. 2-light
casement windows to ground floor left of porch with wavy ornamental rendered
surround, rendered sills and hood moulds. 3-light casements to 1st floor
with similar surrounds. Late C16/early C17 2-storey canted bay window to
right end elevation with ovolo-moulded limestone mullion windows of 3 lights
to front, 2 lights to sides, that to left side converted to door C20, that
to ground floor front blocked; hipped slate roof. Frame is exposed to left
end wall against which a massive ironstone stack has been built; brick
infill. Frames appears to have large square panels. Large stone stair
turret projects to rear behind porch. 2-storey extension of c1900 to rear
right. Interior: Open-well staircase with openwork 4-sided pointed
finials and pedants and vertically symmetrical turned balusters. Stairs
runs from Cellar to attic. 3-bay roof has clasped principals to collar
trusses and wind-braced purlins. Ogee stop-chamfered spine beams. Building
of England Leics 1984 p368.

Listing NGR: SK7009120858

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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