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Description: Manor House
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232672
OS Grid Reference: TL0718387090
OS Grid Coordinates: 507183, 287090
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4712, -0.4235
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POLEBROOK MAIN STREET
TL08NE (South side)
9/117 Manor House
Manor house. C17 and C18 with late C19/early C20 alterations. Squared coursed
limestone with Colleyweston slate roof. Originally probably 2-unit plan. 2
storeys. 3-window range with one 4-light stone mullion window, with king
mullions, to far left. Other windows are casements, under wood lintels, some
with leaded light. Ashlar gable parapets and central lateral brick stack. 2 bays
to left, are probably the original house, with one-window range of casements
under wood lintels. Central, leaded, fire window. Plank door, under stone
lintels to far right. Ashlar gable parapets and brick stack at ridge. Right
gable has 4-light stone mullion window to first floor. Late C19/early C20
doorway below. Left gable end has 3-light stone mullion window to ground floor.
Rear elevation is similar with one 3- and one 4-light stone mullion window, also
some leaded casements. Bay to right breaks forward slightly. Interior: kitchen,
to left of entrance, has large open fireplace with bressumer. A first floor
fireplace is noted has having a moulded stone shelf. Some original roof
structure also said to survive. Part used as a garden room for Polebrook Hall
(q.v.) late C19/early C20.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p137)
Listing NGR: TL0718387090
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Source: English Heritage
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