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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Normanton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6991 / 53°41'56"N

Longitude: -1.4145 / 1°24'52"W

OS Eastings: 438753

OS Northings: 422678

OS Grid: SE387226

Mapcode National: GBR LTKN.KQ

Mapcode Global: WHDC5.79P1

Plus Code: 9C5WMHXP+J6

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437049

ID on this website: 101261640

Location: Normanton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF6

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Normanton

Built-Up Area: Normanton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Normanton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 32 SE
(east side)
2/53 No 129 (The Manor
- House)
- II

Farmhouse, now house Dated 1629 internally, altered. Coursed squared
sandstone (mostly rendered), stone slate roof. L-plan, formed by 2-unit
range on north-south axis with large one-unit wing in front of the lst, and
with porch in angle. Two storeys; 2-storey gabled porch has a small window
at ground floor (probably replacing former doorway), a 2-light double
chamfered mullioned window above (and long lean-to addition to the right,
containing present front door and one small window on each floor). Ridge
chimney in line with porch. South gable wall recently rebuilt, with modern
openings. The re-entrant of the wing has one horizontal rectangular window
on each floor, the upper breaking a dripmould which carries round the gable
wall (and probably formerly the north side also, but hacked off); the gable
of this wing has 2 small windows at ground floor (one probably formerly a
fire window) and a large gable chimney. The north side is altered. The rear
of the main range has a small fire window on each floor in the centre, a 1st
floor dripmould to the right, with a 5-light mullioned window on each floor
(lower restored, and upper lacking central mullion), quoins to this corner,
and roof hipped over this angle; inserted windows to the left.
Interior: former lintel inside porch inscribed "1629"; large chamfered spine
beams in north east room, another in west wing, supported on full-width
bressummer, deep chimney stack in main range, with salt cupboard at 1st
floor; brick partition to wing carried up into roafspace where it is
furnished with 8 tiers of nest holes for an attic dovecote; near the gable
wall of the wing, a large lateral beam, like the bressummer below it at
ground floor (possibly remains of intended smoke bay).

Listing NGR: SE3875322678

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