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The Manor - Edgcote- Northants
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 07.650 W 001° 15.822
30U E 618854 N 5776641
Quick Description: A beautiful Manor house and gardens In Edgcote, South Northants. coords from the gates
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/23/2011 2:37:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMB9FD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T A G
Views: 1

Long Description:
The house was built 1747-1752 for London merchant Richard Chauncey by architect William Jones featuring a carved mahogany staircase, and a drawing room decorated in a Chinese style.

The house featured in the 1995 television version of Pride and Prejudice starring Colin Firth.

The 1,700-acre park was laid out in the 18th century and features a lake fed by the River Cherwell and the remains of a Roman villa.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1747

Architectural Period/Style: Regency

Architect (if known): William Jones o fLondon

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Country Manor House

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Home of the Chauncey Family for 250 years Used in the filming of Pride and Prejudice for TV starring Colin Firth.

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Grade II

Main Material of Construction: stone

Private/Public Access: By arrangement


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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