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Manor House Farmhouse with Outbuildings Attached to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8092 / 52°48'33"N

Longitude: -1.2987 / 1°17'55"W

OS Eastings: 447366

OS Northings: 323745

OS Grid: SK473237

Mapcode National: GBR 7HS.VWN

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.0NT8

Plus Code: 9C4WRP52+MG

Entry Name: Manor House Farmhouse with Outbuildings Attached to Rear

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358248

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

Built-Up Area: Long Whatton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 4723
13/202 Manor House Farm House,
with outbuildings
7.12.62 attached to rear
- II

House. Gabled cross wing to right is of c1600, with front gable rebuilt early
C20; left wing, with outshot to rear, is of c1700; rear wing, including dove-
cote, is mid C18. Right wing has timber-framing with close diagonal studding in
right side. Later brick infill, granite rubble plinth. Front gable. end
rebuilt in red brick with blue brick diaper in gable. Left wing is of red brick
with vitreous headers, chequered to upper storey, and has rubble stone plinth
with chamfered coping, dressed stone quoins and stone gable copings. Swithland
slate roofs, brick chimneys rebuilt C19 with rows of 3 square shafts linked by
off-set caps. 2 storeys and attic; 3 bays to front. Each bay is gabled to
front, and right bay projects. Left bays have cogged brick string courses at
first and second floor levels, and there are similar short strings over attic
windows in all 3 bays. C19-C20 horizontal sashes with glazing bars, 3-light to
main floors, 2-light to attics. Blocked single light to first floor between
left bays, over C20 door in banded. stone surround with stone lintel. 2-storey
rear wing with granite rubble ground floor and brick upper storey with off-set
eaves. External brick steps lead up to storage room over kitchen, and far end
of wing has garage below and dovecote with c1500 nesting boxes above. Each row
of boxes has cogged brick ledge. Glover removed. INTERIOR of house: right wing
has wide winder stair to attic, timber-framed partition walls, and moulded spine
beam to first floor room. Left wing is of lobby entry plan with central
chimney, and has timber-framed partitions between main rooms and outshot.
Ground floor left room has spine beam and joists decorated with small ornamental
gouges. Ground floor right room has moulded spine and joists. Some moulded C17
panels re-used in room to first floor right. Heavy rough joists and roughly
arched fireplace lintel in kitchen.

Listing NGR: SK4736623745

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