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Manor Farm

Address : Butterfield Green Road, Luton

Grid Reference : TL1049824483

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Manor Farm was one of the homes of the 'de la Haye' family who owned land in Luton from the 12th century. The earliest written evidence for them living in Stopsley is late 14th century. The present house and most of the farm buildings were largely rebuilt to a 'modern' symmetrical pattern around 1870 by Putteridge Bury Estate. Parts of earlier buildings still survive in the western part of the Big Barn and cart shed, and in the original well (approx 70 m. deep).

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Historic Interest; Association with Individuals or Events of Special Local Value

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to Manor Farm and are all within about 2000 metres :

Bushmead Road
Stopsley Common Farm [Draft Local List]
Butterfield Green Road
111 Butterfield Green Road [Grade II listed]
Hitchin Road
St Thomas’s Church [Draft Local List]
Stopsley War Memorial [Draft Local List]
367 Hitchin Road - The Jolly Topers Public House [Draft Local List]
386 Hitchin Road - Round Green Tavern [Draft Local List]
Manton Drive
25 Manton Drive [Draft Local List]
New Bedford Road
Bide a While [Draft Local List]
135 New Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
Old Bedford Road
145 Old Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
278 Old Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
St Thomas' Road
Stopsley Baptist Church [Draft Local List]
Stockingstone Road
St Christopher’s Church [Grade II listed]
279 Stockingstone Road [Draft Local List]
Wardown Park
Quadrant Walls, Curtain Walls And Gate Piers To Wardown Park Lodge [Grade II listed]
Entrance Gate and Outbuildings to Wardown Park House [Grade II listed]
Wardown Park House [Grade II listed]
Summerhouse at Wardown Park [Grade II listed]
Lodge To Wardown Park [Grade II listed]
Daisy Chain Wall [Draft Local List]

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