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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1040756

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireWellingboroughDistrict AuthorityEcton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233371

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ECTON HIGH STREET SP8263 (West side) 18/92 The Manor House 28/05/54 GV II*

Shown as No.56 (Manor Farm) on Ordnance Survey map. Manor house. Datestone HBE/1694 for Henry Bagley, C18 alterations. Squared coursed and regular coursed lias with ashlar dressings and slate roof laid to diminishing courses. T-shape plan. 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front of 3-window range of 4- and 6-light stone mullion and transom windows, those at ground floor have relieving arches over with keystones. Central C17 panelled and studded door, reputedly from Whiston Manor House, has moulded stone architrave with linked square and circle pattern, plain frieze and moulded architrave above. Later pedimented hood over. Rusticated quoins, and plain string courses between floors. Moulded stone cornice and ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. Central roof dormer with simple pediment. Ashlar stacks at ends with moulded cornices. Gable to left has two 2-light first floor window, now blocked, with stone transoms and 2 similar single-light attic windows above. Projecting wing to rear of main front has 3-window range to garden with one 4-light stone mullion and transom window, with leaded lights, to right, and two C18 sashes with glazing bars under wood lintels to left. South gable has blocked door opening with similar surround to that of the main front. Datestone in gable to left of main front. Interior: has early C18 staircase with turned balustrade. Kitchen has remains of open fireplace with bressumer. First floor room centre of main front has reset C17 panelling. Room to right has fireplace with bolection moulded surround. (Ecton: Bertram Knight n.d.).

Listing NGR: SP8277863402

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Knight, B, Ecton

National Grid Reference: SP 82778 63402

Map


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