Coton Manor

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Coton Manor
Northamptonshire
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Coton Manor
Location
Grid reference: SP67467162
Location: 52°20’19"N, 1°-0’41"W
Village: Coton
History
Built 1662 / from 1926
Country house
Information
Owned by: Pasley-Tyler family
Website: cotonmanor.co.uk

Coton Manor is a modest country manor house in Coton in Northamptonshire, built in the 17th century Restoration period and developed and extended in the 1920s. It is todaty a Grade II listed building.[1]

The gardens and bluebell woods are a popular visitor attraction.

History

In the gardens

The manor is found listed in the Domesday Book. An early house stood here, but was destroyed in the Civil War.

In 1662, the owner built a new house, using stone salvaged from nearby Holdenby House. In time though the estate declined and the house was a farmhouse by the 1800s.[2]

In 1926 the house and garden were purchased by new owners, arrivied from Florida. They sympathetically extended the building to create a quintessential manor house with a garden. It has remained in the family since then.

The garden has been developed continually, and is now opene to visitors; thousands come to visit the garden each year.

The house however remains a private home.

Coton Manor House

Outside links

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  • National Heritage List England no. 1227992: Coton Manor (Historic England)
  • Benson, Dr Ann: 'A History of Coton Manor and its Garden'