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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ecton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2626 / 52°15'45"N

Longitude: -0.7885 / 0°47'18"W

OS Eastings: 482778

OS Northings: 263402

OS Grid: SP827634

Mapcode National: GBR CXJ.5FV

Mapcode Global: VHDS1.9D0C

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 28 May 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233371

Location: Ecton, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Civil Parish: Ecton

Built-Up Area: Ecton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Ecton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

ECTON HIGH STREET
SP8263 (West side)
18/92 The Manor House
28/05/54
GV II*

Shown as No.56 (Manor Farm) on Ordnance Survey map.
Manor house. Datestone HBE/1694 for Henry Bagley, C18 alterations. Squared
coursed and regular coursed lias with ashlar dressings and slate roof laid to
diminishing courses. T-shape plan. 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front of
3-window range of 4- and 6-light stone mullion and transom windows, those at
ground floor have relieving arches over with keystones. Central C17 panelled and
studded door, reputedly from Whiston Manor House, has moulded stone architrave
with linked square and circle pattern, plain frieze and moulded architrave
above. Later pedimented hood over. Rusticated quoins, and plain string courses
between floors. Moulded stone cornice and ashlar gable parapets and kneelers.
Central roof dormer with simple pediment. Ashlar stacks at ends with moulded
cornices. Gable to left has two 2-light first floor window, now blocked, with
stone transoms and 2 similar single-light attic windows above. Projecting wing
to rear of main front has 3-window range to garden with one 4-light stone
mullion and transom window, with leaded lights, to right, and two C18 sashes
with glazing bars under wood lintels to left. South gable has blocked door
opening with similar surround to that of the main front. Datestone in gable to
left of main front. Interior: has early C18 staircase with turned balustrade.
Kitchen has remains of open fireplace with bressumer. First floor room centre of
main front has reset C17 panelling. Room to right has fireplace with bolection
moulded surround.
(Ecton: Bertram Knight n.d.).


Listing NGR: SP8277863402

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