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Description: Souldern Manor
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 243693
OS Grid Reference: SP5186131463
OS Grid Coordinates: 451861, 231463
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9792, -1.2463
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SOULDERN HIGH STREET
SP5131 (South side)
13/99 Souldern Manor
Manor house, now house. Late C17 with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Squared,
coursed limestone. Steeply pitched slate roofs with stone coped gables with
pineapple finials. Stone ridge and end stacks. Irregular plan. 2 storeys plus
attics and cellar. 5-window range. 1:3:1 bays. West front has recessed central
block flanked by projecting wings. Central doorway with shouldered architrave,
pediment and 6-panelled door. Entrance is flanked by sashes in flush wood frames
with glazing bars and hood moulds with label stops. 2-light stone mullioned
cellar windows. Wings and first floor all have sashes within stone frames, some
with hood moulds and label stops. Moulded stone eaves cornice. Recessed central
part has a shallow parapet with urns. Another entrance in C19/C20 addition on
left gable. C20 addition on right. Rear range of 6-windows. Interior said to
have been altered in 1850, 1877 and in 1955-6 for Lord Bicester. Interior not
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, p302; Blomfield, J.C.: History of
Souldern in History of the Present Deanery of Bicester: 1893, pp22-5)
Listing NGR: SP5186131463
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Source: English Heritage
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