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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixworth, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3316 / 52°19'53"N

Longitude: -0.9004 / 0°54'1"W

OS Eastings: 475024

OS Northings: 270954

OS Grid: SP750709

Mapcode National: GBR BV3.TCR

Mapcode Global: VHDRL.BNTH

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360077

Location: Brixworth, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Brixworth

Built-Up Area: Brixworth

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Brixworth All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP77SE BRIXWORTH HARBOROUGH ROAD
(East side)
5/89 The Manor House
02/11/54
- II

Manor House - Late C16. Lias and limestone, coursed rubble with slate roof,
2-unit, L-plan. 2 storeys with attic. Gable on front with lean-to entrance
area and C20 door to right. 4-light stone mullion windows to ground and first
floor and 3-light stone mullions to second floor. Rear gable similar with
2 and 3-light stone mullion windows. C19 lean-to attached. Right gable has
early C19 sashes with glazing bars. Gabled roofs with ashlar gable parapets
and brick and stone stacks. Interior: Drawing room, left of entrance has
large C17 fireplace with 4-centred head and moulded spendrels. Winder stair-
case in hall to rear of Drawing room has continuous central wooden newel to
floor level, with splat balusters and moulded handrail: probably early C17.
Carpenters marks on balusters. Second floor south room has C17 fireplace
with 4-centred head and moulded spandrels.
Reputed to date from 1580 and to have been built for the Saunders family with
historical connections with Treshan family. There was probably a second
flanking cross wing.
(Reseach by Mrs. Fuller (owner 1984) at County Records Office).


Listing NGR: SP7502470954

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