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Rothwell Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothwell, North Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4222 / 52°25'20"N

Longitude: -0.8023 / 0°48'8"W

OS Eastings: 481542

OS Northings: 281145

OS Grid: SP815811

Mapcode National: GBR CVL.1Z9

Mapcode Global: VHDR8.1CPZ

Plus Code: 9C4XC5CX+V3

Entry Name: Rothwell Manor House

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398810

ID on this website: 101214076

Location: Rothwell, North Northamptonshire, NN14

County: North Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Rothwell

Built-Up Area: Rothwell

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Rothwell with Orton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP 8081-8181
(north side)
9/81 Rothwell Manor House
Manor House, converted to UDC offices 1936, now disused. Mid C18 with
late C19 rear additions in a simpler matching style. Coursed and squared
ironstone and brick, with stone slate roofs. Plinth, moulded stone eaves,
coped gables. 4 coped stone gable and 2 similar ridge and 2 valley
stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 5 bays, double range plan. South front
has a central ashlar doorcase with Doric pilasters, cornice and keystoned
head to fanlight over 6-panel C19 door. On either side, 2 glazing bar
sashes with Gibbs surrounds. Above the door an inserted Venetian window
with Ionic pilasters and Gothick glazing in the central sash. On either
side, 2 6/6 sashes with plain surrounds and multiple keystones. Above
again, 5 hipped dormers with 2-light casements. Rear elevation has 2
short wings and addition to north west, all with C19 sashes, casements
and doors. Interior has a flagged entrance hall with full height fielded
panelling and overmantel with eared C19 marble fireplace. C19 dogleg
principal stair with reeded vase and stem balusters and multiple newels,
ramped handrail and panelled stairwell. C18 serpentine landing
balustrade. Early C19 rear winder stair with stick balusters. Single
purlin principal rafter roof with many renewed common rafters. Ground
floor east end has a full height fielded panelled room with overmantel
and C19 C1assical fireplace. First floor Council Chamber has 2 Classical
piers and window seat in Venetian window. C19 carved wood fireplace
with painted tiles. Other rooms have plain or Classical C19 stone
fireplaces and fielded panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SP8154281145

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