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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0442 / 52°2'39"N

Longitude: -1.2145 / 1°12'52"W

OS Eastings: 453967

OS Northings: 238715

OS Grid: SP539387

Mapcode National: GBR 8VH.ZQ3

Mapcode Global: VHCW9.WWS8

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 9 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423605

Location: Farthinghoe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN13

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Farthinghoe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Hinton-in-the-Hedges The Most Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 53 NW FARTHINGHOE STEANE

5/179 Manor House

- II

Farmhouse. 1884-5 by George Devey. Coursed limestone rubble,
pebble-dash in gables. Plain tile roof with gable-ended cross-
wings. Axial and lateral stacks with red brick shafts with brick
cornices.

H-shaped on plan. Long central range with cross-wing at either
end and entrance vestibule and stairhall to left of centre. The
service rooms are to the right (south).

2 storeys. Asymmetrical long west front with projecting gabled
cross-wings to left and right, with moulded bargeboards, small
pendants, pebble-dash in gable with moulded bresummer below.
Between the wings the main roof is carried down to lower eaves.
Doorway to left of centre with chamfered stone 4-centred arch,
hoodmould and glazed and panelled double doors. Mainly 3-light
casements in segmental-headed openings, those on left and right of
doorway under eaves arer the stair windows. Right hand (south)
return: 4-centred arch service doorway to left of large projecting
lateral stack, its stone quoins continuing in the red brick shaft
which has tumbled brick set-off; large semi-circular oven to
right of stack with tile roof with tile-hung gable; single storey
outhouse to left has gable end similar to main gables. Rear (east)
elevation has cross-wing to left and right with similar pebble-
dash gables; gable on right carried on pebble-dash 2-storey
rectangular bay window and corner braces on corbels. Blocked
chamfered 4-centred arch stone doorway to left of right hand
crosswing and various 2,3,4 and 5-light casements, those on ground
floor large and in segmental arch openings.

Interior: Much of the original joinery survives including 2-panel
doors and the main and servants' stairs with moulded and stick
balusters respectively. The chimney pieces on ground floor have
been replaced except for that of the kitchen fireplace. Most of
the first floor chimneypieces remain. The partition wall between
the front and back rooms in the north cross-wing has been taken
down.

Source: R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection.


Listing NGR: SP5396738715

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

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