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Latitude: 52.8005 / 52°48'1"N
Longitude: -0.9283 / 0°55'42"W
OS Eastings: 472348
OS Northings: 323089
OS Grid: SK723230
Mapcode National: GBR BNG.D3G
Mapcode Global: WHFJS.QV4X
Entry Name: Manor House
Listing Date: 1 January 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075107
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189965
Location: Ab Kettleby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14
Civil Parish: Ab Kettleby
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Ab Kettleby and Holwell
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
AB KETTLEBY WARNABY ROAD
SK 72 23 Manor House
House, formerly manor house and farmhouse. Early C17, extended early C18
and altered C20.
Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, slate roof, brick central ridge
stack with 6 square flues, rebuilt C20.
2 storeys and attic; 3-window range.
Central, full-height porch with round-arched doorway with stop-chamfered
jambs, moulded imposts, and moulded round-arched head. 2-light ovolo-
moulded stone mullion window above with hood mould. Similar, smaller window
to gable. Another gable behind that of porch.
Main block has ovolo-moulded stone cross window to ground floor left, C20
timber cross window to ground floor right. 2-light ovolo-moulded stone
mullion windows to 1st floor. Chamfered plinth, moulded 1st floor string
course, stone-coped gables with kneelers. Full-height stair turret to rear
corresponding to porch to give cross plan with stone-coped gable. C18 2-
storey brick extension to rear left in re-entrant angle with stair turret,
with 3-light casement windows to ground and 1st floor, that to ground with
segmental-arched head, and lean-to-roof.
Interior has ogee stop chamfered spine beams. Large fireplace in kitchen
with cambered, chamfered bressumer.
Stone Tudor-arched fireplaces to 1st and attic floors.
Buildings of England, Leics 1984 p71.
Listing NGR: SK7234823089
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