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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotesbach, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4359 / 52°26'9"N

Longitude: -1.2092 / 1°12'33"W

OS Eastings: 453858

OS Northings: 282288

OS Grid: SP538822

Mapcode National: GBR 8PW.73N

Mapcode Global: VHCTL.013F

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 11 January 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191407

Location: Cotesbach, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Cotesbach

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Cotesbach St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/5 The Manor House

House. Reputedly built in 1630 by George Bennett, a London
merchant. Altered late C17 and late C18. Red brick. plain tile
hipped roof. Lateral stack to right, ridge stack to left with
4, diagonally set shafts and corbelled lateral stack to rear
wing. U-shaped plan. Tall plinth. Moulded 1st floor band.
North front: 2 storeys and attic, 4 irregular bays. Off-centre
C18 doorway with C17, 9-panel studded door, with carved fan
pattern, and frame with arched head with carved spandrels. C18
overlight. To left a single 3-light mullion and transom window
opening casement. To right, a similar window, followed by a
former doorway, with chamfered stone jambs and round arch, now
a 2-light window. Above to left, another 3-light window, and to
right, a 2-light mullion and transom window. Above again 2
dormers with shallow pitched roofs and glazing-bar sashes. East
elevation has half-timber gabled porch, and doorway with C17
plank door.

Listing NGR: SP5385882288

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