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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4122 / 52°24'43"N

Longitude: -0.6435 / 0°38'36"W

OS Eastings: 492365

OS Northings: 280219

OS Grid: SP923802

Mapcode National: GBR DX4.L5B

Mapcode Global: VHFNS.SMPP

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 19 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231083

Location: Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Grafton Underwood

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Grafton Underwood St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

GRAFTON UNDERWOOD
SP9280 The Manor House
1337-0/16/305
25/10/51
(Formerly Listed as:
GRAFTON UNDERWOOD
The Rectory)
GV II
Large house. Dated 1653 but probably earlier origin. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs
(modern to front, C19 to rear), with coped gables and moulded
stone ridge and end stacks. Of 2 builds. Left hand block
(probably the earlier), one storey and attic with projecting
gable to right. Ground floor has a 3-light ovolo-moulded
mullioned window with cornice-over. C19 gabled dormer above
with 2-light mullioned window to match. Projecting gable has a
4-light ovolo-moulded window with king mullion and cornice to
ground floor, and a similar 2-light window above. Right-hand
block of 2 storeys and attic and 3 bays, the third a
projecting gable. Bay 1 has a 4-centred arched entrance with
C19 board door and a 3-light mullioned window above. Bay 2 has
a 2-light mullioned window to ground and first floors and the
projecting gable has a 4-light mullioned window (with king
mullion) to ground and first floors and a 3- light mullioned
window with central stepped light to the attic, with a
diamond-shaped date stone in the gable. Windows mostly
iron-framed gudgeon- hung casements.


Listing NGR: SP9236580219

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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