Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 308736
OS Grid Reference: SP4438867604
OS Grid Coordinates: 444388, 267604
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3048, -1.3504
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LEAMINGTON HASTINGS MAIN STREET
SP46NW (West side)
5/92 The Manor House
04/12/51 (Formerly listed as Manor
Manor house. Early C17. Alterations and additions early/mid C19 and mid/late
C19. Early/mid C19 cross wing to left of limestone ashlar with alternating
narrow courses of contrasting stone and large sandstone quoins. Central range
mainly of brick. Porch has first floor of coursed lias/limestone. Right wing of
regular coursed lias/limestone; right return side has upper part of C19 yellow
brick. Rear mainly of lias/limestone. Old tile roofs; stone external stacks; C19
brick shafts, ridge and end stacks. Complex L-plan with wing on right and cross
wing on left, and ranges to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Irregular
front. Recessed porch has wide shallow double-chamfered brick Tudor-arch.
Double-leaf part-glazed flush 6-panelled door in simple moulded wood surround.
First floor has 2-light recessed chamfered stone mullioned window with hood
mould. Coped parapet with ball finial on right. Gabled cross wing has C19 wood
mullioned and transomed 3-light window with horizontal glazing bar, stone lintel
and hood mould. First floor has narrow yellow brick external stack on moulded
stone corbel. Central range has large central external stack of alternating
courses of sandstone and limestone. Gablet and yellow brick square shafts.
Flanking 2-storey, 2-light chamfered mullioned windows have 2 transoms, on left
with brick surround and flat arch. 2 small roof dormers have 2-light leaded
casement on left and C20 window on right. 2-window right wing is mostly mid/late
C19. Sandstone quoins and gable to left. Moulded mullioned and transomed windows
have wood round-arched lights and patterned leading. Shallow moulded projection
with crested top on left has cross window with lozenge above. 3-light window.
First floor has cross and 2-light mullioned windows. Gables throughout have
pierced bargeboards. Left return side of cross wing is a 4-window range. flood
mullioned and transomed windows, on ground floor similar to front. First floor
has 3-light and central cross windows. C20 louvred shutters. To rear: irregular
wing of 3 storeys on left, and with 2 gabled ranges to right. Open fronted porch
has simple Tudor arch. Fielded 8-panelled door. Leaded casements. Interior: room
to left has marble fireplace with Ionic columns. Room to right opened up to 2
storeys. Lower part has early C18 painted panelling with large panels, fluted
pilasters and 4-panelled doors, C19 Tudor-arched fireplace. Upper part has C17
style panelling. Long early/mid C18 open well staircase, said to be from a house
in Derby, has scrolled string and column, barley sugar and twist balusters to
each tread. Balustrade also has some panelling. Wreathed handrail with column
Listing NGR: SP4438867604
Source: English Heritage
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