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South Kesteven (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 01001 29952



7/26 Old Manor House

19-2-52 II

Former Rectory now house; 1847 by Charles Kirk of Sleaford; dressed rubble with ashlar dressings, stone coped gables with fleur de lys finials and shaped kneelers; green slate roof with one shaped stone stack and one replaced brick stack on stone base. 2 storey with garret having plinth and decorated corbels to eaves and one storey with attic. 6 bay facade, 4 bays to the left being 2 storey, the 2 end bays projecting under gables. An off centre door covered by a stone gabled porch with fleur de lys finial and doorway with 4 centre arched head, hood mould and faliate stops. Above opening a shield with 3 stars and a scroll with Greek inscription. To the left a one bay projecting wing with a 3 light stone mullion window with high transom. Above a 2 light window and in the gable a single light. All contemporary windows have shaped heads, stone cills and flat ashlar surrounds with iron casements. To the right a tall stair window of 2 lights with 2 transomes and decorated top light; a projecting one bay octagonal tower with battlemented parapet and foliated corbels having 2 single lights to its main front and one each side on the angles. Further right a 2 light window with a projecting gabled 2 light dormer above having corbel brackets and fleur de lys finial. The end projecting bay has a C20 bow window on ground floor which has broken open the original opening and above a C19 2 light casement. The pattern of 3 and 2 light windows of the original architectural composition. continues round side and rear elevations. The interior has large entrance hall with impressive staircase. In a room to left of porch is a stone fireplace in Tudor style decorated with roses. Over it is an inscribed brass plaque in Gothic script "FH 1847, to my successor: If thou chance to find a house to thy mind, and built without they cost, Be good to the poor as God gives thee store and then my labours not lost."

Listing NGR: TF0100129952


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10357/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Godson. Source Historic England Archive
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