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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: HOUGHAM MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1062890

Location

HOUGHAM MANOR HOUSE, MANOR LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireSouth KestevenDistrict AuthorityHougham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 193938

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History

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Details

SK 84 SE HOUGHAM MANOR LANE

5/49 Hougham Manor House

19.2.52 II*

Country house; early C13, early C15, late C16 and with C19 and C20 additions and alterations. Coursed and banded limestone and ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings, stone coped gables and stone ridge stacks on tiled roof. Parallel ranges, with C15 and later range attached to east. North front of 2 storeys with garret, has plinth and low moulded parapet. 5 bay facade with quoins having central C20 panelled door with overlight covered by C19 open porch of Tuscan columns supporting narrow frieze and cornice; flanked by 2 windows with C19 timber cross mullions in earlier moulded stone surrounds with flat lintels and keystones. 5 first floor windows are similar. Interior has in south eastern room an early C13 triple respond approx. 5'6" in diameter with a plain chamfered capital and triple corbels above. The western wall of the same room is contemporary and contains an internally splayed window and in the same wall as the respond is at least one other contemporary arched opening. This may be the base of a keep tower of the de Bussey family. East of the main block is the south wall of a chapel licensed in 1405. This contains 3 large 2 light early C15 perpendicular windows with cusped heads. This was the site of the Medieval house of the de Bussey family and is surrounded by a moat. Source: D. L. Roberts, unpublished M.A. Thesis.

Listing NGR: SK8882044187

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National Grid Reference: SK 88820 44187

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