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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: MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1061611

Location

MANOR HOUSE, MANOR ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict AuthorityMedbourne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190991

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MEDBOURNE

SO 8093 MANOR ROAD (North Side)

9/88 Manor House

7.12.66 II*

House. c1300 and C17. Probably cruck framed, coursed rubble stone and squared stone with quoins and Collywestonn slate roof with moulded stone ridge and projecting side stacks, and brick wing end stack. T plan, side of gabled cross wing faces road, hall wing projects to rear, and front faces left. 2½ storeys of 3 windows, 2 3-light casements and 2-light stone mullion window with hood mould in cross wing to right. Similar 2-light over. On ground floor a similar 3-light either side lean-to porch in cross wing inner return angle. Buttress to left. On right side facing road a massive projecting stack to left and 2 2-light casements over 3-light stone mullion window with hood mould and 2-light casement. Buttress between. Lean-to on right. Inside there remains the c1300 wall between screens passage and kitchen : 3 single chamfered arches of equal size. Said also to be raised base cruck and roof truss of open hall. 'The rare survival of a late C13 or early C14 house'. Pevsner and V.C.H., Vol. V.

Listing NGR: SP8025793035

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Leicester, (1964)
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984)

National Grid Reference: SP 80257 93035

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