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Manor House, Little Stretton

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 190736

OS Grid Reference: SK6674500185
OS Grid Coordinates: 466745, 300185
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5954, -1.0161

Location: Little Stretton, Leicestershire LE2 2FQ

Locality: Little Stretton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 2FQ

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Listing Text


SK 60 SE
29.12.66 Manor House


House. C18, part dated 1774. Red brick and Welsh slate twin span roof with
brick ridge, valley and rear stacks. Wide pedimented gable to left on front
of long cross wing. Here 2 bands. Twin span roof to right of this, though
spans not of equal length. Wooden modillion cornice continuing round pediment
and across right gable end. Lead and brick coped gables. 2 and 2½ storeys.
Section to left of 2½ storeys of 3 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows.
On 2nd floor a small 2-light either side central 2-light with round arched
head. This breaks cornice and rises into tympanum. Section to right of 2
storeys of 3 6/6 sashes. 2 similar below with, on left, a pedimented doorcase.
Part-glazed door and fanlight. Further 6/6 sashes on right end on both spans.
On left end a front of 2½ storeys of 5 wooden mullion and transom wimdows
with small attic 2-lights beneath cornice. Leaded lights on 1st and 2nd floors.
Central part-glazed door with overlight and bracketted canopy. Further 6/6
sashes to rear. Gauged brick lintels overall. Inside on ground floor is
a late C18 carved white marble fireplace inlaid with yellow marble. This
was originally on 1st floor. A brick on the cross wing is inscribed 'D.M.
1774'. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK6674500185

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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