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Latitude: 52.5644 / 52°33'51"N
Longitude: -1.058 / 1°3'28"W
OS Eastings: 463952
OS Northings: 296697
OS Grid: SP639966
Mapcode National: GBR 9PV.99Z
Mapcode Global: WHFKW.QSDZ
Entry Name: Entrance Gateway with Lodge and Attached Outbuilding (Now Stable End, Middle Flat, Studio Flat, and Drying Green Cottage) Together with Garden Walls at Manor House
Listing Date: 29 December 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1061549
English Heritage Legacy ID: 191149
Location: Wistow, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8
Civil Parish: Wistow
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Wistow St Wistan
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SP 69 NW
29.12.66 Entrance Gateway with Lodge
and attached Outbuilding (now
Stable End, Middle flat,
Studio Flat, and Drying Green
Cottage) together with Garden
Walls at Manor House.
Entrance gateway, lodge, and outbuilding, (now 4 dwellings), and garden walls.
Earlier C17 and C19 with C20 alterations. Ashlar, red brick diapered with black
brick in part, and Swithland slate and pantile roofs. Earlier C17 gateway of
ashlar with segmental arch and imposts. Either side a fluted pilaster with reversed
taper. Entablature over with coping and end finials. Lodge of c1830, partly
rebuilt C20, is rendered and shingle-clad with black glazed pantile roof and brick
end stack. Gable facing has 5-light canted bay, with leaded lights and 2-light
casement over. On right side a porch with Tudor arch and door, 1-light leaded
casement to right and similar 2-light over. The outbuilding of 1.1/2 storeys is
of brick with rubble stone plinth and has Swithland slate front and pantile rear
roofs, 2 and 3-light C20 casements, 2 dormers and buttresses. Doors to rear.
Inside are visible tie-beam trusses with clasped principals. The walls, in part
probably of C17, are of brick, diapered in part, coped with brick and black glazed
pantiles, c2.1/2m high, and form a forecourt to Manor House (q.v.) and border
garden to left of lodge. V.C.H., Vol.V and Pevsner.
Listing NGR: SP6395296697
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