This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 52.0758 / 52°4'32"N
Longitude: -1.1958 / 1°11'44"W
OS Eastings: 455213
OS Northings: 242241
OS Grid: SP552422
Mapcode National: GBR 8V4.Y6Q
Mapcode Global: VHCWB.7350
Entry Name: Manor House
Listing Date: 4 February 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192666
English Heritage Legacy ID: 234002
Location: Greatworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17
District: South Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Greatworth
Built-Up Area: Greatworth
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Greatworth St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP5542 GREATWORTH BRACKLEY ROAD
10/102 Manor House
House. Early C19, incorporating C17 remains. Squared coursed limestone and
ashlar, tile and slate roof, brick and stone stacks. L-plan, double depth. 2
storeys and attic. 3 bay south front has central doorway, with panelled wooden
pilasters, semi-circular pediment on brackets and C20 glazed door. Windows
with segmental heads and C20 metal casements. Wing projects from right side
at rear, C17, 2 storeys casement windows with wood lintels. Interior: Sash
windows, and open fireplace in rear room, ground floor. Early C19 inglenook
fireplace in front room, fitted with seats, flanking cupboards and bacon
cupboard under lintel. Surrounded with wooden pilasters and moulded
entablature. Re-used C17 panelling. On site of mansion of the Pargetter
family, remodelled 1721 for Charles Howe. Burnt down 1793. Rear wing of
present house is said to incorporate remains of service wing of former house.
(Information P.F. Towers-Clark).
(Drawing of House in 1723 (artist unknown) British Library, photostat at
Greatworth Manor; Drawing of remains of House dated 1826 (artist unknown)
British Library, photstat at Greatworth Manor).
Listing NGR: SP5521342241
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings