Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 19 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 242819
OS Grid Reference: SK8008465419
OS Grid Coordinates: 480084, 365419
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1799, -0.8031
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SK 86 NW SUTTON ON TRENT MAIN STREET
2/115 The Manor House
Manor house. Mid C17. Brick, rendered and whitewashed, with
interlocking tile roofs of unequal pitches. Some dentillated
eaves, 1 gable and 2 valley stacks. 2 storeys plus garrets, 2
bays, double depth square plan. Main west front has off-centre
panelled timber doorcase with curved brackets to hood, flanked by
single windows. Above, 2 windows. All windows are glazing bar
sashes with C19 moulded architraves. North gable has to left,
C20 casement and to right, C19 square bay window with slate roof
and 5 casements. Above, a casement to left. Above again, a
casement to left and a glazing bar sash to right. South front
has to right, C20 French window with flanking lights, flanked to
left by a glazing bar sash and to right by a casement. Beyond,
to left, a large C20 casement. Rear elevation has irregular
fenestration including a round headed stair light. Adjoining
rear wing and single storey outbuilding, 2 plus single bays, have
C20 garage doors and fenestration. Interior has noteworthy 3
storey dogleg oak staircase, C17, said to be from Mering House.
Half-round moulded handrail intersecting with deep moulded
string. Square newels and knob finials and drops. Turned
balusters with square heads and feet. Matching landing
balustrade. Fielded oak staircase panelling. Some stud walls.
Front roof pitch largely rebuilt, with struts to principal
rafters. Chamfered timbers, tenoned purlins and pole joists.
Rear roof has heavy principal rafters with tenoned purlins. 3
hewn span beams and fireplace bressummer, with remains of stops.
2 chamfered span beams. Classical style timber and marble
fireplace from Ossington Hall. Several early C19 panelled doors.
Listing NGR: SK8008465419
Source: English Heritage
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