THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1074361
Date first listed:
08-Nov-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Oct-1983
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, MANOR ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, MANOR ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Leicestershire
District:
North West Leicestershire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 42012 12657

Details

SK 41 SW COALVILLE MANOR ROAD (east side) 3/15 Donington-le-Heath

8.11.49 The Manor House (formerly listed as Manorhouse Farm) G.V. II*

House, c.1280, altered C17, restored 1966-71, of Charnwood granite rubble with ashlar dressings, C20 timber-framed gables and Swithland slate roofs. Massive rubble stack to rear (truncated). Main hall block of 2 storeys lies E-W with wings projecting N at each end to form a half-H plan, and a further wing of slightly later date extends from the NE angle. S wall contains original 1st floor entrance to hall, holes for staircase still visible. Shallow angle buttresses (except at SE corner and in N wing). C13 cusped lancets, restored. S, N and E walls largely rebuilt during restoration. Ground floor fireplace C17, dates from conversion of undercroft to kitchen, when the height of the ceiling was also raised. 1st floor hall has C17 fireplace (fragment of stone wall bracket only remains of C13 fire- place). 3 C17 roof trusses, one closed and 2 open. Hall separated from wings by timber-framed partitions. Part of original plaster infilling survives by doorway to E wing. C17 mullioned windows of 3 and 4 lights with hood bands above, inserted in S and E walls. Window at W end of hall is single large lancet.

Listing NGR: SK4201212657

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
187880
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05107/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Elaine Allen . Source Historic England Archive
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