The Old Manor House

Date:
19 Jul 2000
Location:
The Old Manor House, Blaby Road, Enderby, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9 5AP
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The Old Manor House, 7-15 Blaby Road, Enderby, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9 5AP
Reference:
IOE01/02137/17
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ENDERBY BLABY ROAD SP 5399 9/6 The Old Manor House (formerly listed as No 7 11.10.77 to 15(odd) (The Old Manor House)

II

House. Cross wing to left is C15 - early C16; centre bay is a later C16 - early C17 extension, now treated as if originally a hall; this extension has been truncated and part replaced by a later C17 bay to right. Later C18 and C19 wings to rear form U-plan. C19 alterations to front range. C15-C17 parts retain some timber-framing but external walls were rebuilt or encased in brick.

C19. Brick now colourwashed. Rear wings are of brick and granite rubble.

Slate roofs, brick chimneys. 2 storeys, 3-bay front. Outer bays are gabled and very slightly advanced. C19 wooden casements with slender glazing bars and segmental heads, the gabled bays with 3-light windows, the centre with 2- light windows flanking central C20 door. Very small square window high in left gable. Interior: wall between left wing and centre has heavy timber-framing with large tension braces; wide floor joists, laid flat, in left wing have grooves for laths and may be re-used wall timbers; roof of left wing and one truss of central bay have tie-beam and collar trusses with slightly curved queen struts, clasped purlins, wind-bracing, and ridge pole held between principal rafters, and small yoke. There is historical evidence for a house dating back to C12 and C13 on this site.

Listing NGR: SP5370299382

Content

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

Rights

© Mr Brian Arnold. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Arnold, Brian

Rights Holder: Arnold, Brian

Keywords

Brick, Granite, Rubble, Slate, Timber, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling

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