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Braziers Park House, Ipsden

Description: Braziers Park House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 247330

OS Grid Reference: SU6354784354
OS Grid Coordinates: 463547, 184354
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5545, -1.0848

Locality: Ipsden
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 6AN

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Listing Text

5/112 Braziers Park House
24/10/51 (Formerly listed as under CP
of Checkendon)


Country House. Late C17, refronted c.1799 by Daniel Harris for Isaac George
Manlen, additions of c.1906 by Walter E. Mills for Valentine Fleming. Render,
probably on brick; complex slate roof with lead ridges; rendered stacks. Complex
plan. Gothick style. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Central ribbed door
with 4-centred arched top. 2-light Y-tracery French doors to left and right.
Gothick arcaded verandah to ground floor with central porch with 2-centred arch
to centre with moulded stone surround and false portcullis to top. Cusped arches
to left and right of centre with triangular tops. Battlemented parapet to
verandah. Five 2-light Y-tracery windows with hood moulds to first floor.
Central bay rises to form tower with rose window to second floor. Battlemented
parapet to roof and central tower with crocketted pinnacles. Left return: 2
storeys and attic, 10-window range. Original late C17 house to centre refronted
in gothick style. 2 storeys; range with bow front with 3-windows to left and
right. That to left is c.1906. Interior: Gothick hall and sitting room; dining
room has French gothic panelling installed c.1906. Open well staircase probably
of c.1906. Reset datestone of 1688 in basement. Isaac George Manley was a
Captain in the Royal Navy and became Admiral of the Red in 1837. Valentine
Fleming was the son of Robert Fleming of Joyce Grove, Nettlebed and the father
of Ian Fleming (author of the James Bond novels) and of Peter Fleming (explorer
and author).
(Buildings of England; Oxfordshire, p.663; Clarence Cross, Braziers before the
Community l982).

Listing NGR: SU6354784354

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Source: English Heritage

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