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Grafton Manor, Grafton Regis

Description: Grafton Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235279

OS Grid Reference: SP7579246862
OS Grid Coordinates: 475792, 246862
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1149, -0.8946

Location: The Lane, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire NN12 7SS

Locality: Grafton Regis
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 7SS

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Listing Text

SP7546 (North side)
13/42 Grafton Manor
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Manor
House and Lodge)


Country house. C17 and C19 with C16 origins. Coursed limestone rubble and
limestone ashlar, slate roof, rendered brick ridge and internal stacks.
2-storey, 4-window range. Double-depth plan. Entrance front has central gabled
porch with studded door, overlight and flat-arched stone head. 2-light casement
windows to ground and 1st floor, those to ground floor with flat-arched stone
heads. Gabled wings project either end and have 4-light casements to ground
floor, similar 3-light windows to lst floor with flat-arched stone heads to
ground floor, wood lintels to let floor. 2-storey, 2-window early C19 extension
to right with hipped roof and casement windows. Range to rear is higher. Garden
front of ashlar has central 3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window and oriel
window above with ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows with transoms. Paired
3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows to ground and 1st floor left and
right, those to 1st floor with transoms. 1-light window to ground floor far left
with moulded stone surround. 2-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window to 1st
floor far left above. Small central stone-coped gable above oriel with kneelers
and ironstone and limestone quoins. 2-storey C19 brick and stone extension to
left. Interior has open well staircase with fat turned balusters and tall -
panelled newel posts with finials and panelled risers; probably re-set. Two
stone fireplaces with moulded jambs, Tudor-arched heads with decorative carving
to spandrels and friezes - strapwork and Tudor roses to that in Dining Room,
scallops and Tudor roses to that in Drawing Room.

Listing NGR: SP7579246862

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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