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The Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempston, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1184 / 52°7'6"N

Longitude: -0.5022 / 0°30'8"W

OS Eastings: 502647

OS Northings: 247728

OS Grid: TL026477

Mapcode National: GBR G29.5V3

Mapcode Global: VHFQF.70VW

Entry Name: The Manor

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Last Amended: 17 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36744

Location: Kempston, Bedford, MK42

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Kempston

Built-Up Area: Kempston

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kempston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


2/107 The Manor (formerly listed
7.12.62 as Kempston Manor House)
- II

House. Circa 1815 by John Wing for the Rev. E Williamson. Roof reworked late
C19. Cement rendered, colourwashed to front elevation. Blocks to partly of
coursed limestone rubble. Slate roofs, that to main block being a mansard
with sprocketed eaves. Main block is 2 storey and attics double-pile plan,
with 2-storeyed gabled block and single-storeyed hipped block to W. Main
block S elevation : quoins to corners, first floor sill level string course,
wood modillion eaves cornice. Sash windows with glazing bars, in reveals and
with plain raised surrounds, 2 to ground floor and 3 to first flocr. Central
box dormer with small paired sash windows. Stucco door surround has
vermiculated rustication, impost mouldings, keyblock and modillion cornice.
Surround encloses wooden archivolt and reveals with fielded panelling, wide
door of 3 fielded panels, and semi-circular fanlight with decorative glazing
bars. (Bedfordshire Record Office : X254/88/153-155, plans and elevation).

Listing NGR: TL0264747728

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

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