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Manor Farm House, Ashley

Description: Manor Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 230857

OS Grid Reference: SP7950291050
OS Grid Coordinates: 479502, 291050
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5116, -0.8300

Location: Hall Lane, Ashley, Northamptonshire LE16 8HE

Locality: Ashley
Local Authority: Kettering Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8HE

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Listing Text

SP79SE (North side)
1/2 Manor Farm House

Manor house. Late C17 extended mid C19 by E.F. Law. Regular coursed ironstone
with Colleyweston slate roof. Originally probably 3-unit plan. C17 wing to rear
right of 3-window range of 3-light stone mullion windows. 2 C20 doors between
windows have moulded stone surrounds with 4-centred arch heads, that to right is
probably C19. Ashlar gable parapets and stone stacks at ridge and end. L-shape
range attached to left may have C18 origins but appears mainly mid C19. 4-window
range of C19 two-, 3- and 4-light stone mullion windows. Large canted stone bay
window to ground floor left and central C19 panelled door with strap hinges and
moulded stone surround. Bay to right breaks forward as a gabled cross wing with
3-light stone mullion window in apex. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and
stone stacks at eaves and ends. Plaque in lateral stack to right has inscription
"Restored 1865". Interior not inspected but said to contain Court room used for
manorial purposes.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.93).

Listing NGR: SP7950291050

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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