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The Manor House Nursing Home, Merton

Description: The Manor House Nursing Home

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243345

OS Grid Reference: SP5785117913
OS Grid Coordinates: 457851, 217913
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8568, -1.1614

Location: 3 Manor Farm Close, Merton, Oxfordshire OX6 0NF

Locality: Merton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 0NF

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Listing Text

10/103 The Manor House Nursing Home
- II
Farmhouse, now nursing home, probably incorporating parts of manor house.
Possibly C16/C17, remodelled and extended late C18/early C19. Rendered stone;
plain-tile roof with rendered brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
6-window front with moulded plinth, has tripartite sashes to both floors in bays
1, 4 and 6, and has 12-pane sashes elsewhere; panelled entrance with rectangular
overlight in bay 5 has a large C20 porch, and there is a secondary entrance
between bays 2 and 3. Roof has 3 stacks. Bays 1 and 2, which are both gabled to
rear may be the earliest. Rear has further 12-pane sashes. Interior: very large
open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Formerly a large manor house belonging,
in the C17, to the Harrington family.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.222; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.701).

Listing NGR: SP5785117913

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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