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Pytchley Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pytchley, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3642 / 52°21'50"N

Longitude: -0.7422 / 0°44'31"W

OS Eastings: 485744

OS Northings: 274755

OS Grid: SP857747

Mapcode National: GBR CW7.R5D

Mapcode Global: VHDRH.2VZ0

Plus Code: 9C4X9775+M4

Entry Name: Pytchley Manor House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398580

Location: Pytchley, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Pytchley

Built-Up Area: Pytchley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Pytchley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP 87 SE
(east side)
8/63 Pytchley Manor House
Manor house. 1633 and 1665, partly refenestrated C18. Coursed limestone
rubble and ashlar with ashlar dressings and stone slate roofs. Chamfered
plinth, quoins, coped gables with kneelers, 3 paired gable and quadruple
ridge coped stone stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 4 unequal bays, T-plan.
West front has an off-centre 2-storey gabled porch with Tudor arched
doorway and a 3-light mullioned casement above it, both with hood moulds.
Above again, a datestone inscribed 'J C 1633'. To left of the porch, a
longer range with, to right, a glazing bar sash on each floor and above
them, a hipped dormer. To right of the porch, a setback single bay with
a 6/6 sash on each floor, both with keystoned heads. To right again, the
cross wing gable has a 4-light mullioned casement with hood mould and
above, an off-centre 6/6 sash. Above again, a central 2-light mullioned
casement with hood mould. Beyond, to the right, a single storey kitchen
with pantile roof, C20. Beyond to the left, a 2-storey, 2-bay former
stable with all C20 fenestration. Rear elevation, to east, has an off-
centre corniced ashlar doorcase with half-glazed door flanked to left by
a sash. Above, a hipped dormer. To its right, a gabled stair turret with
a sash to ground and first floors. To right again, a range with 3 sashes
on each floor and above, 2 hipped dormers. All the sashes have glazing
bars and keystoned heads. Beyond to the left, a gabled wing with a near-
central 3-light mullioned casement, and above, 2 similar 2-light
casements and above again, a central 2-light casement and a blank
datestone. In the return angle, a C19 casement and above, in the gable, a
datestone inscribed '1665 C G E'. South gable has to left a C19 half-
glazed door and to right a 2-light mullioned casement. Above, 2 similar
casements. Above again, a flat-roofed dormer. All the mullioned windows
have hood moulds. Interior has much restored C17 winder stair with
beaded square newel, and C18 attic winder stair with beaded handrail.
Dining room, drawing room and 3 bedrooms have full height C18 fielded
panelling, C18 fielded panelled doors and C19 fireplaces, with segmental
headed C17 ashlar fireplace in drawing room with moulded mantelshelf.
Entrance hall has Tudor arched ashlar fireplace. South end has moulded
span beam with stops. Single purlin principal rafter roof with cellars.

Listing NGR: SP8574474755

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