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Manor Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashley, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5116 / 52°30'41"N

Longitude: -0.83 / 0°49'47"W

OS Eastings: 479502

OS Northings: 291050

OS Grid: SP795910

Mapcode National: GBR CTD.F0R

Mapcode Global: VHDQV.K4LG

Entry Name: Manor Farm House

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 230857

Location: Ashley, Kettering, Northamptonshire, LE16

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Ashley

Built-Up Area: Ashley (Kettering)

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Ashley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


(North side)
Manor Farm House


Manor house. Late C17 extended mid C19 by E.F. Law. Regular coursed ironstone
with Collyweston slate roof. Originally probably 3-unit plan. C17 wing to rear
right of 3-window range of 3-light stone mullion windows. 2 C20 doors between
windows have moulded stone surrounds with 4-centred arch heads, that to right is
probably C19. Ashlar gable parapets and stone stacks at ridge and end. L-shape
range attached to left may have C18 origins but appears mainly mid C19. 4-window
range of C19 two-, 3- and 4-light stone mullion windows. Large canted stone bay
window to ground floor left and central C19 panelled door with strap hinges and
moulded stone surround. Bay to right breaks forward as a gabled cross wing with
3-light stone mullion window in apex. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and
stone stacks at eaves and ends. Plaque in lateral stack to right has inscription
"Restored 1865". Interior not inspected but said to contain Court room used for
manorial purposes.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.93).

Listing NGR: SP7950291050

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