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The Manor House, Lewknor

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 248966

OS Grid Reference: SU7104597767
OS Grid Coordinates: 471045, 197767
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6742, -0.9740

Location: Weston Road, Lewknor, Oxfordshire OX9 5RU

Locality: Lewknor
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5RU

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Listing Text

SU7197 (West side)
10/120 The Manor House

- II

Manor house, now house. Late C16, remodelled and refronted 1866 for Sir Edward
Repps Jodrell. Rendered; gabled old tile roof; right end stack and mid C19 rear
lateral stacks. L-plan with rear right wiring. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window
range. Late C18 six-panelled door with overlight: brick porch with datestone
"ERP/1866". Paired horned sashes. Rear wing of 2 storeys; 2-window range has 2-
and 3-light stone-mullioned ovolo-moulded windows on left side wall. Interior:
hall has reset C17 panelling; first floor has late C16 panelled room with mid
C19 fireplace and restored overmantle to right, and central timber-framed
partition; attic has old plank door and 4-bay collar-truss roof. Rear wing has
chamfered and stopped beams, C17 quarter-turn staircase with splat balusters, 2
bolection-moulded doors, stop-chamfered door frame and 4-bay queen-post roof
with clasped purlins. The house is shown on a 1598 map, and was described in
1684 as having hall and parlour, with the best chamber, dining room and closet
over them,
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII, p.99).

Listing NGR: SU7104597767

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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