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Manor Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashby Parva, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4898 / 52°29'23"N

Longitude: -1.2232 / 1°13'23"W

OS Eastings: 452843

OS Northings: 288267

OS Grid: SP528882

Mapcode National: GBR 8P2.X5S

Mapcode Global: VHCT5.RP66

Entry Name: Manor Croft

Listing Date: 27 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392497

Location: Ashby Parva, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Ashby Parva

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ashby Parva St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

1323-0 3/8 (South side)
27/03/91 Manor Croft

House. Early-C16, extended to left in 1779 and further altered
in C19. Exposed timber-framing with red brick infilling, some
herringbone. Box framed in large panels with some angle
braces; mock framing to C18 part. Slate roof with end stack on
gable parapet to left and tall red brick stack in centre. The
house originally a storeyed hall range with cross wing. Eaves
raised slightly over wall-plate to left (marking the division
between the C16 and C18 builds) with gabled semi-dormer and
moulded barge-boards. Gabled crosswing to right with decorated
and moulded barge-boards. Two storeys; irregular four window
front, wood framed casements to left, wood mullioned casements
to right with diamond lattice glazing. Large wagon entrance to
left with double boarded doors. Boarded door to left of it
with C19 gabled hood on curved brackets over. C19 gabled porch
on timber supports to left of extreme righthand window.
Interior with much carpentry revealed; parlour (front room to
wing) has ceiling beam with cavetto moulding with run-out
stops. Beam to hall with simple chamfer. Queen-post roof; rear
part of wing re-roofed with king-post (possibly marking a
late-C17 rebuilding).

Listing NGR: SP5284388267

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