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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newbottle, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0286 / 52°1'42"N

Longitude: -1.238 / 1°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 452378

OS Northings: 236961

OS Grid: SP523369

Mapcode National: GBR 8VN.ZSK

Mapcode Global: VHCWH.H8DQ

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 11 September 1953

Last Amended: 18 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423516

Location: Newbottle, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Newbottle

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Newbottle with Charlton St James

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


5/173 Manor House
11/09/53 (Formerly listed as Newbottle
Manor House and Dovecote)


Manor house. Early C16, altered C18 and c.1860. Coursed limestone rubble;
stone slate roof; brick chimneys. L-plan, originally U-plan, but east wing
burnt down in C18 and centre and west wing remain. 2 storeys and attic; 3
bays. Doorway to left of the south front has a stone 4-centred arch and plank
door. Lean-to stone porch c.1920. 2 stone mullioned windows of 2- and
4-arched lights with square hoods to right. Similar 4-light window in centre
of first floor, flanked by 2-light window on either side. Projecting gabled
wing of one bay to west of two storeys and attic with stone mullioned windows
of 4, 3 and 2 arched lights and square hoods. On the west side of this wing is
a massive chimney with three C19 brick stacks and left of it a gabled
projection of c.1860 of 2 storeys and attic. West front re-fenestrated c.1860.
At the rear is a C19 kitchen wing of one storey. Interior: Hall to right of
entrance has an early Cl6 stone fireplace with a 4-centred arch and ceiling
with two intersecting chamfered beams. The first floor room above the hall has
a similar fireplace and original painted decoration on the walls with red and
white stripes and chequer pattern frieze. A room left of the hall has wooden
bolection panelling of c.1720. Further north in the west wing is a former
kitchen with an open fireplace and early C18 stone segmental arch, partly
renewed in brick.
(G. Nares, Newbottle Church and Manor, Country Life, May 6th 1949, p.1054-57).

Listing NGR: SP5237836961

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