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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: 1292772

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, MARKET STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict AuthorityLutterworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Jan-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 392581

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History

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Details

LUTTERWORTH MARKET STREET SP5484 1323-0/9/87 (East side) 11/01/55 The Manor House GV II*

House, now offices. Early C18, partly refronted in mid-C19. Stuccoed with horizontally-rusticated ground floor; moulded bands over ground and first floors. Very deep boxed wooden eaves to slate roof with rendered end ridge stacks and slope stack to front at right of centre. Three storeys; regular seven window front, glazing bar sashes, shallower on second floor than below with moulded eared surrounds, probably early C18. Giant pilasters flank facade on bases running through ground-floor; anthemion-decorated inset panels and stylised Corinthian pilasters. Central panelled door with diamond and margin-glazed transom-light in Doric half-columned surround with full entablature hood over. Interior: various early C20 bolection-moulded fire-surrounds, that in the entrance with large double-tiered mantel surround in neo-Jacobean style (probably late C19), with central circa 1730-40 Swithland slate surround with panelled sides, imposts, keyblock and lintel with carved bird and flower relief decoration. Stone-flagged entrance hall with heavy egg and dart and ribbon-work cornices. Stair rising though two storeys at rear of hall. Anti-clockwise rectangular open-well stair with shorter intermediate flights, probably circa 1720-40. Iron twist balusters with gadrooned bulbs and square knops. Corniced tread-ends and profiled cheek-pieces. Open ramped rail. Columnar newel-posts with upturned gadrooned upturned over. Footsplay and bull-nosed curtail step. Dado-panelled sides with ramped upper rail and pilasters mirroring newel-posts.

Listing NGR: SP5449384546

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National Grid Reference: SP 54493 84546

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