Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 2 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 233299
OS Grid Reference: SP8538863941
OS Grid Coordinates: 485388, 263941
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2670, -0.7502
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EARLS BARTON HIGH STREET
SP8563 (South side)
20/21 No.76 (The Manor House)
02/08/72 (Formerly listed as No.76)
Manor house and attached cottage, now one dwelling. Probably late C16 and C17
with datestones: 1714 and 1737. Regular coursed lias with thatch roof. U-shape
plan with cross wing to left. 2 storeys and attic. Main front of 6-window range
of irregularly spaced C19 casements under wood lintels, those to right have
chamfered stone sills. Gable to left has leaded attic casement. Central C20 door
under flat hood. 4-window range to right has 2 stone gabled eaves dormers and
ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. 2-window range to left is probably late C17
and was added to main house as a separate cottage. Datestone to right of gable
1737 may refer to raising of eaves parapet. Brick and stone stacks at ridge and
end. Rear has projecting wings to left and right; that to left has datestone
1714. C19 square stone bay window in centre. Interior: most ground and first
floor rooms have stop-chamfered ceiling beams. Small open fireplace with
chamfered bressumer in first floor west room. 2-panelled and plank doors.
Fanlight with leaded diamond panes and original glass in cottage. Dogleg
staircases. Blocked C17 window with diagonal wood-mullions in east gable of
attic of main house. Original roof structure.
Listing NGR: SP8538863941
Source: English Heritage
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