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Grafton Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1149 / 52°6'53"N

Longitude: -0.8946 / 0°53'40"W

OS Eastings: 475792

OS Northings: 246862

OS Grid: SP757468

Mapcode National: GBR BXT.8NR

Mapcode Global: VHDSR.F3YK

Entry Name: Grafton Manor

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 18 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235279

Location: Grafton Regis, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Grafton Regis

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Grafton Regis St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP7546 (North side)
13/42 Grafton Manor
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Manor
House and Lodge)


Country house. C17 and C19 with C16 origins. Coursed limestone rubble and
limestone ashlar, slate roof, rendered brick ridge and internal stacks.
2-storey, 4-window range. Double-depth plan. Entrance front has central gabled
porch with studded door, overlight and flat-arched stone head. 2-light casement
windows to ground and 1st floor, those to ground floor with flat-arched stone
heads. Gabled wings project either end and have 4-light casements to ground
floor, similar 3-light windows to lst floor with flat-arched stone heads to
ground floor, wood lintels to let floor. 2-storey, 2-window early C19 extension
to right with hipped roof and casement windows. Range to rear is higher. Garden
front of ashlar has central 3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window and oriel
window above with ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows with transoms. Paired
3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows to ground and 1st floor left and
right, those to 1st floor with transoms. 1-light window to ground floor far left
with moulded stone surround. 2-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window to 1st
floor far left above. Small central stone-coped gable above oriel with kneelers
and ironstone and limestone quoins. 2-storey C19 brick and stone extension to
left. Interior has open well staircase with fat turned balusters and tall -
panelled newel posts with finials and panelled risers; probably re-set. Two
stone fireplaces with moulded jambs, Tudor-arched heads with decorative carving
to spandrels and friezes - strapwork and Tudor roses to that in Dining Room,
scallops and Tudor roses to that in Drawing Room.

Listing NGR: SP7579246862

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