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The Manor House, Warborough

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248222

OS Grid Reference: SU6004293496
OS Grid Coordinates: 460042, 193496
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6371, -1.1338

Location: The Green S, Warborough, Oxfordshire OX10 7DR

Locality: Warborough
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7DR

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Listing Text

4/191 (South side)
18/07/63 The Manor House and attached
rear wall
(Formerly listed as The Manor


Manor house. 1696 on datestone, extended early C18 and late C19. Coursed squared
clunch rubble with red-brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks.
2-unit lobby-entry plan extended to L-plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 6-window
front, with stepped brick plinth weatherings and windows with gauged-brick flat
arches and moulded-brick floating cornices, incorporates the earlier symmetrical
5-window range with central 6-panel door, 2-light leaded casements at ground
floor and cross windows at first floor, the central window narrower with
datestone above. Projecting cross wing, to right, is of similar character with 2
windows at ground floor and one above. Further entrance in angle of ranges.
Hipped roofs contain 4 hipped dormers; stacks rise in line with doorway and at
ends, that to left with 2 diagonal shafts. Lower brick C19 extension to left,
extended to rear in C20. Rear of original range has symmetrical arrangement with
cross windows at first floor but windows of 3, one and 3 lights at ground floor,
all with brick labels. Rear projection of cross wing has been cut off and built
up flush in brick. Interior: remains of 2 large open fireplaces with
moulded-brick backs, one curved; cross beams with elaborate chamfer stops;
open-well stair, with renewed balustrade, rising to attics; bolection fireplaces
in wing; clasped-purl in roof. Stone wall extending to rear from right end has 5
small triangular-headed recesses, possibly bee-boles, and has quin inscribed
"A. WHITE/ 1759". Datestone on front wall of house is inscribed H/WM for William
and Martha Harford.

Listing NGR: SU6004293496

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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