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Manor House, Medbourne

Description: Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 190991

OS Grid Reference: SP8025793035
OS Grid Coordinates: 480257, 293035
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5293, -0.8184

Location: Manor Road, Medbourne, Leicestershire LE16 8DU

Locality: Medbourne
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8DU

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Listing Text


SO 8093 MANOR ROAD (North Side)

9/88 Manor House


House. c1300 and C17. Probably cruck framed, coursed rubble stone and squared
stone with quoins and Collywestonn slate roof with moulded stone ridge and
projecting side stacks, and brick wing end stack. T plan, side of gabled
cross wing faces road, hall wing projects to rear, and front faces left.
2½ storeys of 3 windows, 2 3-light casements and 2-light stone mullion window
with hood mould in cross wing to right. Similar 2-light over. On ground
floor a similar 3-light either side lean-to porch in cross wing inner return
angle. Buttress to left. On right side facing road a massive projecting
stack to left and 2 2-light casements over 3-light stone mullion window with
hood mould and 2-light casement. Buttress between. Lean-to on right. Inside
there remains the c1300 wall between screens passage and kitchen : 3 single
chamfered arches of equal size. Said also to be raised base cruck and roof
truss of open hall. 'The rare survival of a late C13 or early C14 house'.
Pevsner and V.C.H., Vol. V.

Listing NGR: SP8025793035

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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