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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Greatworth, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0758 / 52°4'32"N

Longitude: -1.1958 / 1°11'44"W

OS Eastings: 455213

OS Northings: 242241

OS Grid: SP552422

Mapcode National: GBR 8V4.Y6Q

Mapcode Global: VHCWB.7350

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234002

Location: Greatworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Greatworth

Built-Up Area: Greatworth

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Greatworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP5542 GREATWORTH BRACKLEY ROAD
(South side)
10/102 Manor House
04/02/69

GV II

House. Early C19, incorporating C17 remains. Squared coursed limestone and
ashlar, tile and slate roof, brick and stone stacks. L-plan, double depth. 2
storeys and attic. 3 bay south front has central doorway, with panelled wooden
pilasters, semi-circular pediment on brackets and C20 glazed door. Windows
with segmental heads and C20 metal casements. Wing projects from right side
at rear, C17, 2 storeys casement windows with wood lintels. Interior: Sash
windows, and open fireplace in rear room, ground floor. Early C19 inglenook
fireplace in front room, fitted with seats, flanking cupboards and bacon
cupboard under lintel. Surrounded with wooden pilasters and moulded
entablature. Re-used C17 panelling. On site of mansion of the Pargetter
family, remodelled 1721 for Charles Howe. Burnt down 1793. Rear wing of
present house is said to incorporate remains of service wing of former house.
(Information P.F. Towers-Clark).
(Drawing of House in 1723 (artist unknown) British Library, photostat at
Greatworth Manor; Drawing of remains of House dated 1826 (artist unknown)
British Library, photstat at Greatworth Manor).


Listing NGR: SP5521342241

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