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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235574
OS Grid Reference: SP8663257095
OS Grid Coordinates: 486632, 257095
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2053, -0.7337
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YARDLEY HASTINGS HIGH STREET
SP8657 (East side)
17/174 The Manor House
House, formerly farmhouse. C17 extended c.1840 with medieval origins. Coursed
limestone rubble with limestone dressings, plain-tile roof, stone end stacks.
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central C19 door with
4-centred chamfered stone head, carved spandrels and hood mould. 3-light
chamfered stone mullion windows to ground and 1st floors except for similar
2-light window to 1st floor centre. Gables over outer bays; 1-light windows to
gables with chamfered stone surrounds. Stone-coped gables with kneelers.
2-storey parallel range to rear with single-storey lean-to extensions. The
building incorporates the C14 kitchen for the adjacent Hastings Manor House.
Originally detached, an approximately square, 2-storey structure to centre of
rear range with large end stack and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Remains of
central windows survive at high level on two sides. An important and rare
survival of a medieval detached domestic kitchen, part of a group with the Court
Parlour (q.v.) and the Church of St. Andrew (q.v.).
(C.T.P. Woodfield: The Larger Medieval Houses of Northamptonshire: 16, 1981,
p194 and Fig,16b; Scheduled Ancient Monument, Northanptonshire 33)
Listing NGR: SP8663257095
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Source: English Heritage
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