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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1226294



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newbottle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Mar-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 423516

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5/173 Manor House 11/09/53 (Formerly listed as Newbottle Manor House and Dovecote)


Manor house. Early C16, altered C18 and c.1860. Coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof; brick chimneys. L-plan, originally U-plan, but east wing burnt down in C18 and centre and west wing remain. 2 storeys and attic; 3 bays. Doorway to left of the south front has a stone 4-centred arch and plank door. Lean-to stone porch c.1920. 2 stone mullioned windows of 2- and 4-arched lights with square hoods to right. Similar 4-light window in centre of first floor, flanked by 2-light window on either side. Projecting gabled wing of one bay to west of two storeys and attic with stone mullioned windows of 4, 3 and 2 arched lights and square hoods. On the west side of this wing is a massive chimney with three C19 brick stacks and left of it a gabled projection of c.1860 of 2 storeys and attic. West front re-fenestrated c.1860. At the rear is a C19 kitchen wing of one storey. Interior: Hall to right of entrance has an early Cl6 stone fireplace with a 4-centred arch and ceiling with two intersecting chamfered beams. The first floor room above the hall has a similar fireplace and original painted decoration on the walls with red and white stripes and chequer pattern frieze. A room left of the hall has wooden bolection panelling of c.1720. Further north in the west wing is a former kitchen with an open fireplace and early C18 stone segmental arch, partly renewed in brick. (G. Nares, Newbottle Church and Manor, Country Life, May 6th 1949, p.1054-57).

Listing NGR: SP5237836961

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 6 May, (1949), 1054-57

National Grid Reference: SP 52378 36961


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