manor house


Definition of manor house

: the house of the lord of a manor

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entertained everyone at their manor house after the wedding ceremony

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Theestate includes a manor house that’s a National Heritage site, which Krabbe isrequired to maintain properly. Fortune, "How Fruit Wines Are Becoming Serious Business," 17 Aug. 2019 However, several ghosts around their manor house exhibit a supernatural hold over the children. Rachel Yang,, "Haunting of Hill House star Oliver Jackson-Cohen joins Netflix's Haunting of Bly Manor," 15 July 2019 Set among 110 acres of lush lawns and woodlands, the sprawling estate includes a manor house, carriage house and private cottages. Kimber Westphall, Dallas News, "These Instagram-worthy hotels are the main attraction," 22 July 2019 The Hoover property now contains a manor house, a stable with a residence, a garage and storage structure, plus entrance monuments and a gate with sculptures. Daniel I. Dorfman,, "Subdivision proposed for Glencoe meets resistance over stormwater management," 7 July 2019 The Andrássy Rezidencia Wine & Spa makes its home in an 18th-century baroque manor house. Eric Rosen, National Geographic, "Discover one of Europe’s most underrated wine regions," 12 June 2019 At four-fifteen on the morning of June 4, 1944, Group Captain James Martin Stagg, a meteorologist for the British military, arrived at the library of a grand manor house on the southern coast of England. Hannah Fry, The New Yorker, "Why Weather Forecasting Keeps Getting Better," 24 June 2019 The Duke of Kent sold his Buckinghamshire manor house, Coppins, in 1974, after its hefty running costs proved prohibitive, and Prince Michael followed suit in 2006, parting with his glorious Gloucestershire residence Nether Lypiatt. David Mcclure, Town & Country, "How Queen Elizabeth's Fortune Is Divided Among the Members of the Royal Family," 16 Feb. 2019 Here Are the Key Elements of the Style For both those original manor houses in the rural provinces of France and the revival versions here in the U.S., several features stand out. Maggie Burch, House Beautiful, "French Provincial Design Has Always Set the Bar For Casual Elegance," 11 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of manor house

1575, in the meaning defined above

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