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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 WITH GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1177219

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE WITH GARDEN WALL, 18, MAIN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireNorth West LeicestershireDistrict AuthorityHeather

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1965

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187786

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History

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Details

SK 31 SE HEATHER MAIN STREET 5/18 24.11.65 No 18 (The Manor House) with Garden Wall

II*

House, early C18. Flemish bond brickwork on ashlar plinth, hipped slate roof. 3 storey, double pile plan. Symmetrical facade, central doorway up semi-circular steps with 6 panel door with overlight. Stone lintel and moulded architrave. 2 sash windows to each side, of 12-lights, with ganged brick heads and stone keystones, on which stone string courses rest. Upper storey of less height with 3 windows only. Plain eaves cornice. Side elevations have dentilled brick eaves cornice and segmental arched windows. Interior: early C18, oak well staircase with turned balusters and wainscot. Front left hand room has early C18 painted panelling, and left hand rear room has Jacobean panelling, perhaps from earlier house on this site. The house is built on the site of a commandery of the Knights Hospitalers of St. John of Jerusalem (the manor of Heather given to them c1170), , and the stone walls of the cellar are reputed to have belonged to this commandery.

The house is set in a walled garden adjoining the church.

Listing NGR: SK3899310784

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National Grid Reference: SK 38993 10784

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