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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 BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1074415

Location

MANOR HOUSE BUILDINGS, 29, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189666

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. 5303 (West Side) No 29 (Manor House Buildings) SP 7387 1/16 25.7.52. II* GV

2. 1738 but with earlier rear. Fine facade of red brick with stone dressings. 3 storeys, the upper storey has Roman Doric pilasters flanking centre windows. Stone quoins. Stone capped brick chimney stacks. Triglyph frieze and moulded pediment over centre. Moulded stone cornice and brick parapet with stone panels. 5 windows (with a small window over north side passage). Centre windows all with moulded stone shouldered architraves, centre 1st floor has a pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. All other windows have segmental arches and moulded stone architraves. Ground floor altered in 1897. Central doorway with rusticated pilasters and segmental arched windows. Fine staircase with 3 fluted and turned balusters on each step. Carved and ramped handrail with scrolled ends. Panelling. C18 panelled rooms at front of house, one with enriched cornice, another with plainer cornice. Plasterwork, landing ceiling has 2 large plaster roundels with low relief moulding. Archway. Fireplaces and 6-panelled doors. Rear wing has roof with substantial purlins and possibly crucks (now clad in modern timber). Rear has 2-storey Queen Anne stone facade facing cobbled courtyard. Reset beam dated 1603. Ref.V.C.H

Listing NGR: SP7323587403

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Leicester - Date: 1907

National Grid Reference: SP 73235 87403

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