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14,16 and 18 and Attached Front Walls and Railings The Manor House, Dorchester

Description: 14,16 and 18 and Attached Front Walls and Railings The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248137

OS Grid Reference: SU5795794305
OS Grid Coordinates: 457957, 194305
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6446, -1.1638

Location: Manor Farm Road, Dorchester, Oxfordshire OX10 7HR

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7HR

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Listing Text

SU5794 (East side)
5/106 No.12 (The Manor House) and
18/07/63 Nos.14,16 and 18 and attached
front walls and railings
(Formerly listed as Manor
House, Queen Street)


Manor house, now house and flats. Early C17, remodelled and extended C18, c.1800
and early C19. Stucco walls; old plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs with brick
stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 4-window front of main range
has Gothic glazing bars, stucco label moulds and a crenellated parapet; the
windows are sashes at first floor and casements at ground floor. The doorway, to
left of centre, has a crenellated porch with 4-centre arched entrance. Hipped
roof. The parapet returns to right, forming a pediment over an arched
first-floor window. To left, is a 3-storey hipped-roofed service wing of about
1800, now 3 flats. Parallel rear range is probably early C19 and has a
shallow-pitched hipped slate roof on a symmetrical 3-window arrangement with
12-pane first-floor sashes and a doorway, in a trellis porch, flanked by canted
bay windows. Interior: room to left of entrance has intersecting heavy
ovolo-moulded beams and a fireplace with a chamfered segmental stole arch. Front
courtyard is partly enclosed by a C19 brick wall and iron railings and gates,
with a gas lamp on one gatepost.

Listing NGR: SU5795794305

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Source: English Heritage

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