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The Manor House, Little Cawthorpe

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195908

OS Grid Reference: TF3566883710
OS Grid Coordinates: 535668, 383710
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3329, 0.0359

Location: Top Road, Little Cawthorpe, Lincolnshire LN11 8NB

Locality: Little Cawthorpe
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN11 8NB

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Listing Text

TF 38 SE (west side)
The Manor House

G.V. II*

Small country house. 1673, early C20. Red brick. Plain tile
and pantile roofs with shaped gables with bands of chevron and
moulded brick, flanking ashlar ball finials and central ashlar
pyramidal finials. Dentillated eaves and 4 stacks including 2
gable stacks each with 3 tall angle shafts, one ridge stack with
2 tall angle shafts and single tall polygonal stack to rear. T
plan with small C20 rectangular extension to south and larger C20
extension to north, both in keeping with the original style, but
of larger, browner brick. 2 storeys. East end of east range
with blind arcade of moulded brick with flattened semi-circular
heads, moulded imposts, the central archway being larger, the
flanking archways with plinths. Small ashlar datestone above,
inscribed: "1673". Ashlar coat of arms above and smaller
illegible ashlar plaque above that. Blind arcade continues on
the north side of the east range with 3 round headed arches, that
to the left being larger and all with moulded imposts. Ashlar
plaque above to right. South side of east range with single
small slightly projecting rectangular bay window with 3 light
casement. Single 3 light casement above with segmental head.
East side of south range with C20 gabled porch to right with
south doorway with shallow pointed head. Inner doorway with
shallow pointed head, continuously chamfered surround and
panelled door. Slit window in south return. 2 light casement to
left. Large blind, 2 storey rectangular panel to left broken
into by small C20 extension. The south side of this of 3 bays
with a high plinth. Central, slightly projecting, small
rectangular bay window with herringbone nogging and 5 light
casement with transom. Window flanked by single small semi-
circular headed blind openings with moulded brick imposts.
Central cross mullion casement above with ornate rectangular hood
mould. C20 shaped gable above echoes the C17 shaped gable set a
few feet back. West side of 3 bay south range with single C20
bay to right with narrow casement. C20 polygonal tower to left
with chevroned first floor and eaves band and south-west
doorway with segmental head and plank door. Broad C17 bay to
left with single 3 light casement with a similar casement above,
both with segmental heads. 3 slit lights in first floor of
tower. South side of west range with C20 gabled and finialled
porch to the right with blocked opening to south with fixed
window inserted into the shallow triangular head. Doorway in
narrow east side with partially glazed door. 3 light casement to
the left of the porch, with a 2 light casement above, both with
segmental heads. West end of west range with broad, projecting
stack of C20 brick. Set back, beyond, to the north, is an
irregular C20 range including some blind arcading echoing the C17
arcading on the south range, and plain casements. Interior not
inspected on this survey. Old list of 1966 mentions re-set
panelling and carving.

Listing NGR: TF3566883710

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Source: English Heritage

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