The Manor House / Manor Farmhouse

8 Jun 2000
The Manor House, The Green, Wigston Parva, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE10 3AN
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Manor Farmhouse, The Green, Wigston Parva, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE10 3AN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5/54 Manor Farmhouse 3/2/1983 (formerly listed as The G.V. II Manor House)

Farmhouse, now a house. Early C17 with C18 and C20 alterations and additions. Box framing with brick nogging, all except the east side rendered over, with plain tile roofs. Granite rubble plinth to west, rendered plinth to east. 2 rendered brick ridge stacks. 2 storeys plus garrets, 3 bays. H-plan with gabled flanking wings. The windows are late C20 glazing bar casements.

South front has a recessed centre with, to left, a 10 panel round headed door in a shallow recess. To its right, a 3 light casement. Beyond, in each wing, a 3 light casement. Above, 3 similar casements. All these windows have shutters. Both windows in the left wing are larger. East side has exposed framing with rendered nogging. Above, a 2 light casement.

Rendered west side has, above to left, a small casement. Rear has, to left, a late C20 canopied gabled porch with a close boarded door and flanking light, and in each side a 3 light casement. To its left, north west gable with French window and flanking lights. Above to right, a 2 light casement and above again, exposed V struts. To its right, the parallel 2 storey rear range has a 3 light and a single casement. To right again, the west wing gable has a 3 light casement on each floor and above again, a single casement. Interior has framed and stud partition walls with rendered wattle and daub nogging. Central ground floor room, to south, has moulded ceiling beam and beaded joists and fireplace bressummer. Central rear room has chamfered ceiling beam with barred stops. South west room has an ovolo moulded ceiling beam and in the east wall, a framed panel with 2 C17 scroll brackets. 3 flight dogleg stair has winder and landings, round newel and stick balusters. First floor rooms have chamfered ceiling beams and 2 moulded wooden fireplace lintels. C17 queen post roof, mainly of re-used timber, has single purlin, wind braces and V struts. Remains of a stud partition.

Listing NGR: SP4650189840


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0056 IOE Records taken by Brian Arnold; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Brian Arnold. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Arnold, Brian

Rights Holder: Arnold, Brian


Brick, Daub, Granite, Render, Rubble, Tile, Timber, Wattle, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Box Frame House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building

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