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Tansor Manor and Manor Flat

A Grade II Listed Building in Tansor, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5075 / 52°30'26"N

Longitude: -0.4503 / 0°27'1"W

OS Eastings: 505274

OS Northings: 291083

OS Grid: TL052910

Mapcode National: GBR FXK.T3W

Mapcode Global: VHFNJ.47SL

Entry Name: Tansor Manor and Manor Flat

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232694

Location: Tansor, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Tansor

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Tansor St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

TL09SE
6/138
23/05/67

TANSOR
FOTHERINGHAY ROAD
(East side)
Tansor Manor and Manor Flat


(Formerly listed as Grange Farm (or the Manor House))


II


Shown as Manor Farm on Ordnance Survey map.
Manor house. C16 origins altered and extended C17, C19 and early C20. Squared
coursed limestone with ashlar facade and Collyweston slate and lead roofs.
Originally hall with service range to west. 2 storeys with attic. Main front is
a 3-window range. Central, ovolo-moulded, 4-light stone mullion windows, with
transoms, to both floors. Similar, 2-light, flanking windows at first floor and
a C19 copy to ground floor left. C20 door to right, has remains of
4-centred-arch head set in square moulded stone surround with cornice over.
Right corner is set back and corbels out below eaves. Pair of hipped eaves
dormers. Chamfered plinth and ashlar gable parapets. Ashlar stack to rear of
range has moulded stone cornice. 3-light stone mullion window in right gable.
4-window range, to right, has a lower eaves level and is probably part C17 and
part C19 and C20. C19 two-and 3-light stone mullion windows and early C20 leaded
casements. 2 first floor windows have hipped eaves dormers. Straight joint, to
left of centre of this range, indicates different builds. C19 one-bay extension
to left has C20 cross casement windows under flat stone arches. Chamfered plinth
flay indicate rebuilding of earlier range, C20 conservatory to far left. Rear
elevation has C17 three-storey gabled porch/stair turret, to right. Early C20,
two-storey, extensions attached to rear have stone mullion windows, central
doorway with 4-centred-arch head and flat lead roof. C19/C20 single-storey
extension projects to right. Interior: Entrance Hall has C17 fireplace with
4-centred-arch head, probably reset. Early C20 staircase with turned balusters.
Former ground floor hall, now Drawing Room has large fireplace with
4-centred-arch head and square surround. Spine beam with wooden corbels. Room to
right of main front has open fireplace with moulded bressumer and Delft tiles to
fireback wall. Attic has 3 arched-braced trusses with 2 tiers of butt-purlins
and curved wind braces. Originally probably exposed to chamber below although it
is also said that the roof structure may have been raised.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p149)

Listing NGR: TL0527491083

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