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Manor House, Greatworth

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 234002

OS Grid Reference: SP5521342241
OS Grid Coordinates: 455213, 242241
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0758, -1.1958

Location: Brackley Road, Greatworth, Northamptonshire OX17 2DX

Locality: Greatworth
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 2DX

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Listing Text

(South side)
10/102 Manor House


House. Early C19, incorporating C17 remains. Squared coursed limestone and
ashlar, tile and slate roof, brick and stone stacks. L-plan, double depth. 2
storeys and attic. 3 bay south front has central doorway, with panelled wooden
pilasters, semi-circular pediment on brackets and C20 glazed door. Windows
with segmental heads and C20 metal casements. Wing projects from right side
at rear, C17, 2 storeys casement windows with wood lintels. Interior: Sash
windows, and open fireplace in rear room, ground floor. Early C19 inglenook
fireplace in front room, fitted with seats, flanking cupboards and bacon
cupboard under lintel. Surrounded with wooden pilasters and moulded
entablature. Re-used C17 panelling. On site of mansion of the Pargetter
family, remodelled 1721 for Charles Howe. Burnt down 1793. Rear wing of
present house is said to incorporate remains of service wing of former house.
(Information P.F. Towers-Clark).
(Drawing of House in 1723 (artist unknown) British Library, photostat at
Greatworth Manor; Drawing of remains of House dated 1826 (artist unknown)
British Library, photstat at Greatworth Manor).

Listing NGR: SP5521342241

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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