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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189965

Location: Ab Kettleby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
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.
Cruciform plan.
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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