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Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5363 / 51°32'10"N

Longitude: -0.5951 / 0°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 497537

OS Northings: 182865

OS Grid: SU975828

Mapcode National: GBR F7V.LC7

Mapcode Global: VHFT2.MNR4

Entry Name: Manor House

Location: Stoke Poges, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL2

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Parish: Stoke Poges

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Last Amended: 26 April 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44232

Source ID: 1165194

Listing Text

SU 98 SE STOKE POGES STOKE PARK
(park Road)
8/637
Manor House
(formerly listed as
23.9.55 Stoke Manor)

- I

Circa 1550 altered. Red brick; old tile roof; prominent chimney stacks
in groups of 3 or 4 octagonal cut brick shafts. Two storeys and attic.
Rear elevation of 3 bays with pilasters at corners and stringcourse at lst-
floor level. Window range of 3 sashes framed in raised brickwork and with
glazing bars. Three dormers with hipped tiled roofs. Garden elevation
with on left hand 2 gables. First floor and in gables, paired windows in
stone surrounds with mullions and leaded lights. Ground floor with 3-light
casements. On right hand, 2-storey hall with a bay window, projecting stepped
chimney stack and large leaded casement window. Interior: hall with elaborate
fireplace; also, a late C18 marble fireplace with coupled columns in another
room. History: built for Francis Earl of Huntingdon, bought 1599 and inhabited
by Chief Justice Coke, (who entertained Elizabeth I here in 1601) until
1634; later home of Lady Cobham, widow of lst Viscount and friend of Gray.
Gray's 'Long Story' describes the house. VCH III, p 302; CL I, p 724.


Listing NGR: SU9753782865

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