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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 229983
OS Grid Reference: SP9309689534
OS Grid Coordinates: 493096, 289534
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4958, -0.6301
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WELDON OUNDLE ROAD
SP98NW (North side)
8/201 The Manor House
Manor house. Probably mid C16 to late C17. Limestone ashlar with Weldon slate
roof. Originally 3-unit plan with central porch. 2 storeys with attic; 3-window
range. Centre bay breaks forward as 3-storey gabled porch with arch-head door
opening. Studded plank door has square-head moulded stone surround. Two 2-light
stone mullion windows to porch with moulded string courses between. Flanking,
4-light stone mullion windows. Ashlar gable parapets, with kneelers and finial
blocks to porch, and 2 hipped roof dormers. Large ashlar stacks with moulded
cornices, symmetrically at ridge and ends. Blank diamond shape tablet in porch
gable. C17 gabled wing breaks forward to right with 3- and 4-light stone mullion
windows to each floor. Plank door in return wall. Rear has late C17/early C18
staircase projection. Interior has open fireplaces with bressumers and C17
fireplaces with moulded stone surrounds. Late C17/early C18 dog-leg stair with
turned balustrade to first floor landing. Plank doors with stop chamfered
surrounds. Originally part of Kirby Hall estate with long unbroken tenancy and
subsequently ownership in the same family.
Listing NGR: SP9309689534
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Source: English Heritage
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