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Manor Farmhouse, Stanton St John

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 246688

OS Grid Reference: SP5777609453
OS Grid Coordinates: 457776, 209453
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7808, -1.1639

Location: Mill Street, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HF

Locality: Stanton St John
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1HF

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Listing Text

SP50NE (East side)
5/168 Manor Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Possibly C14, and early C17. Limestone rubble; old plain-tile roof
with stone and brick stacks. 2-unit range plus L-plan addition. 2 storeys plus
attic. Early range has central door, with traces of relieving arch. flanked by
large C18 casements, at ground and first floors, and has a blocked single-light
window with dressed stone surround. Middle range, projecting to left, has
similar blocked light and remains of stone-mullioned windows in wall facing
right; end wall, with half-hipped gable, has chamfered plinth which steps up and
continues along front of range lying parallel to early range, containing 3-light
ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned stair window. Gable end, facing left has similar
window. Left end of early range has first-floor window with pointed arch and
hood mould. 2 large projecting stone chimneys, with many weathered offsets, to
rear wall of early range, one with 2 diagonal brick shafts; similar stack on
rear gable wall of middle range. Various rear and gable outshuts. Interior:
Early range has chamfered pointed-segmental rear arch to doorway. Middle range
has C17 oak-panelled room including fine overmantel with arched panels beneath
carved frieze of intersecting lunettes between shallow consoles supporting a
dentil cornice; fireplace has remains of an earlier wider fireplace with moulded
stone surround; wave-moulded cross beam. Roof of middle range has central truss
with arched braces to collar. Mid C17 stair has newel finials, very heavy turned
balusters and hanging Tudor arches between pendants, Roof to early range is
C18/C19. Noted has having been extensively repaired in 1660. The house may have
been the manor house.
V.C.H.: 0xfordshire, Vol,V, p,28S; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p,785),

Listing NGR: SP5776809450

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Source: English Heritage

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