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Manor House, South Moreton

Description: Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 248757

OS Grid Reference: SU5623388284
OS Grid Coordinates: 456233, 188284
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5906, -1.1897

Location: Paper Mill Lane, South Moreton, Oxfordshire OX11 9AQ

Locality: South Moreton
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX11 9AQ

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Listing Text

SU5688 (East side)
17/144 Manor House


Manor house. Probably late C14, with C16, and C18 alterations. Cruck-framed; red
brick with random grey headers to right; render on timber-framing with brick
infill to centre; red brick to ground floor left; large timber-framing with
angle braces to first floor left; brick infill; recent tile-hanging to
cross-gable to left; old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks. Double-ended
hall-house. Single storey and attic; 3-window range to centre; 2-storey,
one-window cross-wing to right, double-height cross-wing to left. C20 door to
left of centre with Gothic glazing bars. Two 4-light leaded casements to centre.
3 raking half-dormers to centre. 3-light wood-mullioned and transomed window of
3 rows to cross-wing to left. Double-leaf French window to left return of right
cross-wing. 16-pane unhorned sash to first floor end of right cross-wing. Rear:
large timber-framing to left; painted brick infill to ground floor; rendered
infill to first floor; painted brick with some timber-framing. C16
wood-mullioned and transomed bay window with side lights to first floor left.
Irregular fenestration of casements and raking dormers. Right return; red brick
with random grey headers in Flemish bond to left; flint base to right; render to
right, probably on timber-framing. 2-storey, 4-window range. Sash door to
lean-to roofed porch to centre. Irregular fenestration of 16-pane unhorned
sashes except tripartite sash with glazing bars to ground floor right. C20
stairs. King-post roof to left cross-wing with moulded king-post. Jointed cruck
construction to centre with wind braces. Open fireplaces to most rooms.
Subsidiary bay of large timber-frame to left return with queen-post roof.
History: formerly Sandervilie Manor House, held by de Sanderville family from
1199 to 1891. The site is moated.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.499-500).

Listing NGR: SU5623388284

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Source: English Heritage

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