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The Old Manor House (Numbers 1, 2 and 3 Manor House) and Stone Walls, Culworth

Description: The Old Manor House (Numbers 1, 2 and 3 Manor House) and Stone Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 234074

OS Grid Reference: SP5426747029
OS Grid Coordinates: 454267, 247029
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1189, -1.2088

Locality: Culworth
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 2BB

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Listing Text

SP5447 (North side)
10/45 The Old Manor House (Nos. 1,2
4/2/69 and 3 Manor House) and stone


House. C17, enlarged early C18. Now 3 dwellings. South front, coursed limestone
and ironstone rubble, west, north and east sides, coursed limestone rubble
banded with ironstone. Roof covered by snow at time of survey, brick and stone
stacks. L-plan with small courtyard, partly filled in by C20 additions. 2
storeys, attic and cellar. South front, 3 bays, has entrance to left of centre
with wood lintel and plank door. C19 three-light casement window with wood
lintel to left. 4-light stone mullioned window with square hood to right.
Similar window without hood in right bay on first floor. C19 three-light
casement window with wood lintel in left bay, and similar 2-light window above
entrance. Coped gable end. Right side has C20 doorways to Nos. 2 and 3. Two and
three-light stone mullioned windows on the ground floor. Four similar 2-light
windows plus a one-light stone framed window on the first floor. Wing extending
to left of main front, 2 storeys, one bay, has C20 casement windows with stone
lintels on both floors and coped gable end with kneelers. 2-light windows of
c.1700 with wood mullions and transoms on left side. Wall adjoining left side of
house, and extending along north side of High Street. C17/C18, Coursed limestone
and ironstone rubble, and coursed squared stone with stone coping. Interior.
Remodelled C19 and C20. A small room on the ground floor has bolection panelling
of c.1700. In the hall are stop-chamfered cross beams and a fireplace with stop
chamfered stone jambs and C20 timber bressumer. Formerly the residence of the
D'Anvers family, Lords of the manor from the C15. The house was described by
Baker in the early C19 as "in a very dilapidated state and occupied by poor
(George Baker, "History and Antiquities of Northamptonshire", 1822-80, Vol. 1,

Listing NGR: SP5426747029

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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