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The Manor House and Adjoining Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1634 / 53°9'48"N

Longitude: -1.1942 / 1°11'39"W

OS Eastings: 453968

OS Northings: 363218

OS Grid: SK539632

Mapcode National: GBR 8DZ.QVW

Mapcode Global: WHDFS.MRJ8

Entry Name: The Manor House and Adjoining Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 28 January 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434718

Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Mansfield

Town: Mansfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Woodhouse

Built-Up Area: Mansfield Woodhouse

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Mansfield Woodhouse

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE PRIORY ROAD
SK 5363 SE and
SK 5463 SW (south side)
6/59 and 7/59 The Manor House and
adjoining boundary
wall
28.1.57
G.V. II
Manor house. Now offices. Early C17. Alterations and
additions C18 and early C19. Largely in the Gothick style.
Coursed rubble, coursed squared rubble, roughcast and pebbledash.
Hipped and gabled graduated slate roof. Ashlar dressings.
Projecting quoins, moulded eaves band, crenellated and plain
coped parapets, coped gables. 2 gable and 3 ridge stacks. 2 and
3 storeys plus garrets. 15 bays. Modified H-plan with
additions. Windows are mostly mid C19 glazing bar sashes. Most
have projecting eared and keystoned architraves. South front has
to left, flat-roofed single bay addition with door. To its
right, blocked opening with C20 door and beyond, paired and
single sashes. To right again, parapeted porch with C16 Tudor
arched doorway. Above it, blank niche. To right again, 2
sashes. Projecting 3 storey bay has C20 Tudor arched door
flanked by 2 sashes. In return angle to east, quarter-round
portico with 4 columns and crenellated parapet. 2 storey wing to
right has 4 tall sashes and to right, C20 canted bay window with
3 sashes. Above, to left, paired sash flanked by single sashes.
To right, 10 sashes of different sizes. Beyond, blocked opening
and a single sash. Above again, 3 sashes. Return angle has to
west, 3 sashes and above, 2 sashes and 2 blocked openings. West
front has central louvred opening and above, central C20
casement. Rear elevation has to left, C20 flat-roofed addition,
2 storeys, 3 bays. To its right, 3 bay gabled wing and double
gabled 3 storey wing with 2 C20 flat-roofed single bay additions.
Between the wings, 3 bay recess with C20 2 storey infill. To
left, recessed panelled doorway with fanlight, flanked to left
by 2 and to right by 5 sashes. Beyond, to left, a casement.
Beyond, to right, a cross casement and a plain casement. To
right again, casement flanked by single sashes. Beyond again,
casement flanked by single doors. Above, to left, 4 sashes and
oval dummy window. To right, 4 sashes and oval dummy window
flanked by single cross casements. Beyond, sash and cross
casement, and to their right, a casement and 3 sashes. Above
again, to left, 2 sashes and to their right, 2 mullioned
casements flanked by single blocked mullioned casements. Beyond,
another mullioned casement. East front has at each end a
projecting wing, that to right hipped. Between them, single
storey flat roofed C20 addition. To left, 6 metal casements, and
to right, double door and single casement, all C20. Above, to
left, central Venetian window with keystone, flanked by single
sashes. Beyond, to right, a sash. Above again, to left, flat
roofed dormer with sash, and to right, 3 gabled dormers with
casements. Return angle to north has, above, a casement and a
round headed casement with fanlight. Interior has to south
east, main staircase, late C17. Square well, 3 flights plus
landings. Square panelled newels, double vase, vase and stem and
barley sugar balusters. Ramped handrail. Scroll carved string
and undertread with scroll brackets and bosses. Heavily moulded
stair wall and dado. Stair well has door way with Corinthian
Interior has to south east, main staircase, late C17. Square
well, 3 flights plus landings. Square panelled newels, double
vase, vase and stem and barley sugar balusters. Ramped handrail.
Scroll carved string and undertread with scroll brackets and
bosses. Heavily moulded stair wall and dado. Stair well has
door way with Corinthian pilasters and mask keystone and
decorative carving. C19 minor staircase, dogleg with landing,
has square newels and vase and stem balusters. Second minor
winder staircase has scrolled ramped handrail and stick
balusters. Principal room on north side has framed timber
panelling, dado and chair rail. Deep Classical cornice. Remains
of similar panelling in corridor. Corresponding room on south
side has plaster panels with moulded frames and C19 Classical
timber fireplace with guilloche. Single moulded doorcase. First
floor has to east, timber panelled room with deep cornice and
keystoned window head. Bolection moulded fireplace with
pulvinated frieze. To south east, similar panelled room with
similar fireplace and 2 C18 doors. Panelled hallway. North
side has panelled room with eared timber fireplaces and
overmantel mirror with scroll brackets. 11 C18 2 panel doors. 2
late C18 iron doors with Tudor arched heads. Bolection moulded
fireplace with bow fronted Adam style grate, early C19. West
end has C17 principal rafter roof, hipped. East end has similar
C17 roof with double purlins above the rafters. Outside,
adjoining boundary wall to south, C18, coursed squared rubble
with flat ramped coping. Approx. 50M long.


Listing NGR: SK5396863218

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