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The Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8513 / 53°51'4"N

Longitude: -2.9826 / 2°58'57"W

OS Eastings: 335457

OS Northings: 439900

OS Grid: SD354399

Mapcode National: GBR 7RMX.24

Mapcode Global: WH853.4GZC

Entry Name: The Manor

Listing Date: 16 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184789

Location: Wyre, Lancashire, FY6

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Town: Wyre

Electoral Ward/Division: Breck

Built-Up Area: Poulton-le-Fylde

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Poulton-le-Fylde St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/12/2014

SD 33 NE

The Manor


House, 1895, later used as Rediffusion Training School and nursing home. Accrington brick, pebbledashed in the gables with applied timbering, red tile roofs. Rectangular plan, 2 bays x 3 bays. 2½ storeys in eclectic Vernacular Revival style, with steeply pitched and gabled roofs and central belvedere. East elevation, treated as the principal facade, is asymmetrical; 2 flanking roof gables of unequal size and pitch; ground floor has 3 bay-windows, the left in a canted 2-storey bay, the middle rectangular, and the right canted, all with red sandstone window cases; 1st floor is jettied over the bay window on the right and has large segmental-arched window. The re-entrant between 1st floor bays is bridged by a large decorative balcony. Belvedere glazed on all sides, with hipped and swept out roof. Interior: 2-storey open hall in a free Jacobean style, with boarded ceiling, coved, panelled, and painted with floral motifs; Jacobean-style imperial staircase leading to balustraded gallery on 3 sides of the hall. Stairlight window has 4 stained glass panels with figures representing the arts. Ground floor has mural frieze freely painted with portraits, garlands, arcadian landscapes etc., a decorative treatment which is repeated in architraves of doorcases and every panel of doors.

Listing NGR: SD3545739900

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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