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Manor House, Wistow

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 191148

OS Grid Reference: SP6395496657
OS Grid Coordinates: 463954, 296657
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5640, -1.0579

Location: 1 Wistow Road, Wistow, Leicestershire LE8 9FH

Locality: Wistow
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 9FH

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Listing Text

SP 69 NW
19.10.51 Manor House
Small country house. Earlier C17, altered C19. Rendered timber framing with
brick nogging above coursed rubble stone ground floor. Swithland slate roof
with brick and stone ridge and side stacks. H plan. Front has 4 gables.2.1/2
storeys of 5 wooden mullion and transom windows with leaded lights: 2 on left
gable, 1 each on centre recessed gables, and 5-light on right gable. On
ground floor, from left, painted wooden mullion 5-light canted bay, 2-light
wooden mullion and transom window either side gabled porch and 2-leaved door,
and 4-light stone mullion and transom window with hood mould. 3-light
casement with leaded lights in both wing attics and similar central dormer.
1.1/2 storey wing on right end.Garden front to rear has 2 and 3-light leaded
casements, a 5-light canted bay on ground floor of each gable and 1 storey
earlier C19 brick vestibule spanning recessed centre. 4 15-pane windows and
central French window with overlight. Inside are chamfered beams with curved
braces in cellar, and reset C17 panelling. The house was partly rebuilt after
a fire in the 1830's but is said to retain timber framing behind the render.
V.C.H., Vol.V and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP6395496657

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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