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The Manor House, Cotesbach

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 191407

OS Grid Reference: SP5385882288
OS Grid Coordinates: 453858, 282288
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4359, -1.2092

Location: A426, Cotesbach, Leicestershire LE17 4HX

Locality: Cotesbach
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 4HX

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/5 The Manor House

House. Reputedly built in 1630 by George Bennett, a London
merchant. Altered late C17 and late C18. Red brick. plain tile
hipped roof. Lateral stack to right, ridge stack to left with
4, diagonally set shafts and corbelled lateral stack to rear
wing. U-shaped plan. Tall plinth. Moulded 1st floor band.
North front: 2 storeys and attic, 4 irregular bays. Off-centre
C18 doorway with C17, 9-panel studded door, with carved fan
pattern, and frame with arched head with carved spandrels. C18
overlight. To left a single 3-light mullion and transom window
opening casement. To right, a similar window, followed by a
former doorway, with chamfered stone jambs and round arch, now
a 2-light window. Above to left, another 3-light window, and to
right, a 2-light mullion and transom window. Above again 2
dormers with shallow pitched roofs and glazing-bar sashes. East
elevation has half-timber gabled porch, and doorway with C17
plank door.

Listing NGR: SP5385882288

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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