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Description: Manor House
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 234768
OS Grid Reference: SP6605658752
OS Grid Coordinates: 466056, 258752
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2230, -1.0344
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NETHER HEYFORD MANOR PARK
SP6658 (South side)
11/138 Manor House
Country house divided into 4 units. Early C18, extended C19-C20. Ironstone
ashlar, slate and plain-tile roofs, stone end and internal stacks. bauble-depth
plan. 3 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Present entrance front to N. has
central part-glazed door approached by flight of 9 stone steps with wrought iron
balustrade. Channelled stone surround to door with fluted Doric pilasters,
entablature with triglyphs and patents to Retapes, and deep aouldad cornice.
12-pane sash windows to ground and It floors with stone sills and surrounds
with key blocks. 2-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows to basement
blacked to right of centre, mullions replaced by casements to left, Wave molded
Plinth, stormy band, moulded and hollow-chamfered stone cornice, raised quoins,
one-coped gables and roof dormer windows. 3-storey wings project either side.
That to right has sash windows similar to those of main block to basement and
let floor, and horizontal oval windows to ground floor with moulded stone
surrounds and key blocks. That to left has similar sashes to ground and lst
floors and 3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window to basement. Present
garden front to S is similar with large sundial over door. Wings are in line
with main block on this side and have symmetrical single-storey, 3-window front
sections with 3 horizontal oval windows either side with key blocks, and moulded
parapet cornice swept up to level of storey band of main block. Interior has
open well staircase with turned balusters and carved tread-ends.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.311).
Listing NGR: SP6605658752
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Source: English Heritage
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