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Description: Manor Farmhouse and Attached Wall
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232843
OS Grid Reference: TL0261786051
OS Grid Coordinates: 502617, 286051
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4628, -0.4910
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STOKE DOYLE MAIN ROAD
TL08NW (East side)
4/120 Manor Farmhouse and attached
(Formerly listed as Manor
House now farmhouse)
Manor house, now farmhouse. Late C17 and early C19. Squared coursed limestone
with Colleyweston slate roof. Original plan indeterminate, now L-shape. 2
storeys with attic. Main front is early C19; 4-window range of sash windows.
Tripartite sash window to far right and mid C19 two-storey canted wood bay
window to left of centre. Other windows have glazing bars and are under gauged
stone heads. Central 6-panel door is also under gauged stone head. Chamfered
plinth throughout. 3 hipped roof dormers, ashlar gable parapets and ashlar
stacks at ridge and end. Elevation to left of main front has twin gables. Two
C17 doorways to centre, one now blocked, with moulded stone surrounds and
4-centred arch heads. 2-light stone mullion windows above doorways, one window
also blocked. 2-light stone mullion attic window in gable has moulded string
course above. Rear elevation has C17 wing projecting to right of 2-window range.
2-light stone mullion window to left and similar taller window, with transom, to
right. Moulded string course between floors. Two 2-light stone mullion windows
above, right hand window is blocked. Ashlar gable parapets and truncated ashlar
stack at end. Range to right has central 4-panel door under wood lintel and one
C19 sash window to right. Quadrant wall, attached to left of main front, has
built-up coping. Interior not inspected but noted as having C19 stair in centre
range and said to have C17 stair in south wing. Shown on drawing of 1702 as a
5-bay house with 3 Dutch style gables. Largely demolished and reconstructed
early C19. The Manor was held for a time by the Wood and Palmer families.
(Northamptonshire Records Office, Architectural Drawings Collection; V.C.H.:
Northamptonshire, Vol.3, p.132).
Listing NGR: TL0261786051
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Source: English Heritage
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