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Manor House Farmhouse, Marefield

Description: Manor House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 190602

OS Grid Reference: SK7456607971
OS Grid Coordinates: 474566, 307971
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6643, -0.8989

Location: Marefield, Leicestershire LE7 9LE

Locality: Marefield
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9LE

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Listing Text


SK 70 NW MAIN STREET (South Side)

1/74 Manor House Farmhouse


House. Early C17. Coursed ironstone rubble, with Welsh slate roof. Two
storeys and attic, three unit plan with added C19 brick outshut on street
facade and original outshot staircase projection to rear. Oriented away from
street, the rear elevation contains one blocked door to right and a 3-light
casement with flat timber lintel on each floor. Eastern gable wall has tier
of windows, 4-light caveto moulded stone mullions to ground and first floors
with flat hoodmoulds, and a 2-light wood casement in attic. Rear elevation
has doorway to right with C19 brick arched head and C19 window to its left
with another later doorway beyond. Beyond that is the staircase projection
with a 3-light ovolo moulded stone mullioned window. Stone base to axial
stack and brick stacks on gables. Inside chamfered beams and at least part
of the original staircase surviving; simple newels with ball finials, and
a moulded rail. The turned balusters may be later insertions.

Listing NGR: SK7456607971

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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