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Description: Woodcote Manor
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145336
OS Grid Reference: SU6233027899
OS Grid Coordinates: 462330, 127899
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0471, -1.1122
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SU 62 NW BRAMDEAN A272
6/10 Woodcote Manor
5.12.55 (formerly listed as Woodcote
GV II* Manor House)
Small country house. Late C15, C17 and 1911 by R Blomfield for Seymour Haden.
Brick on rubble flint plinth (with timberframe core) old plain tile roof. Mid
C17 house with W or garden front of 4 gabled bays and centre porch, with wing
behind at left earlier timber-framed house and wing behind at right in Blomfield's
Georgian style 3 bay S front. W front 2 storeys, and attic on basement in plinth,
4 gable, 9 window range with blank gable stack bay addition to right. Projecting
2 storey gabled porch approximately central approached by flight of stone steps
with wrought iron handrails to C20 Tudor style oak door in moulded brick 4-centred
arch, C18 12-pane flush framed sash with blind box and moulded bargeboards above.
Either side 4 C18 5-pane sashes similar to that in porch. 1st floor moulded brick
string course. On 1st floor 7 sashes similar to that in porch but between left
2 gables narrow 8-pane sash. Dentilled cornice running along base of gables. In
gables C17 3-light leaded casements, with moulded brick surrounds and moulded
timber bargeboards. Lead downpipes between gables on face of building. Roofs
steep pitched with triple diamond stack gable end at right, double diamond stack
between right gables and triple diamond stacks behind ridge behind 2 left gables,
the stack at left has C17 brickwork. Interior has staircase to rear at right.
C17 with heavy turned balusters and doorways on to it have moulded oak frames
with studded doors on wrought iron hinges. At the top in attics is screen of
balusters. The ground floor rooms behind the porch and right of it have early
C18 panelling, and the left end roof has contemporary chimney pieces. 1st floor
rooms each have decoratively carved C17 chimneypieces and some panelling. VCH;
1908; Vol 3; p 45. 'Buildings of England'; N Pevsner; Penguin; 1966; p135.
Listing NGR: SP5715530540
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