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Bengal Manor and Attached Wall and Left Gatepier

A Grade II Listed Building in Greens Norton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1384 / 52°8'18"N

Longitude: -1.025 / 1°1'30"W

OS Eastings: 466823

OS Northings: 249348

OS Grid: SP668493

Mapcode National: GBR 9VX.ZLS

Mapcode Global: VHDSH.5JZ1

Entry Name: Bengal Manor and Attached Wall and Left Gatepier

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235081

Location: Greens Norton, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Greens Norton

Built-Up Area: Greens Norton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Greens Norton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

GREENS NORTON BENGAL
SP6649
11/62 Bengal Manor and attached wall
01/12/51 and left gatepier
(Formerly listed as Bengal
Manor)

GV II

Manor house. Dated 1695, altered C19, with C20 additions and alterations.
Coursed squared limestone with ironstone dressings, plain-tile roof, stone end
stacks. 2-unit central staircase plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range.
Central C17 style doorcase of 1934 with 6-panel, part-glazed, double-leaf doors.
Leaded cross windows to ground and first floors with moulded stone sills and
surrounds. Chamfered plinth, moulded storey-band, chamfered quoins, and
stone-coped gables with kneelers. Nogged brick eaves and C20 roof dormers. Left
gable end has two narrow one-light windows to ground floor with moulded stone
sills and surrounds and pairs of horizontal oval windows at first and attic
floor levels with moulded stone surrounds and datestone to gable inscribed
TH/AD/1695. Large 2-storey, 2-window, C20 extension to right. Attached wall to
left angle encloses forecourt and has ridged stone coping and chamfered quoins
to outer angle. Wall runs to left gatepier, framing gates on axis of front door.
Gatepier has chamfered base, chamfered rustication, double moulded caps and ball
finial. Interior: ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams; open well staircase with
turned balusters; bolection-moulded wood corner fireplace surround in upper
room.


Listing NGR: SP6682349348

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