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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040202
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232694
Location: Tansor, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8
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
Tansor Manor and Manor Flat
(Formerly listed as Grange Farm (or the Manor House))
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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