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Description: The Old Manor House
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249749
OS Grid Reference: SP4903605958
OS Grid Coordinates: 449036, 205958
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7502, -1.2911
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NORTH HINKSEY NORTH HINKSEY LANE
SP4905 (West side)
11/74 No.20 (The Old Manor House)
09/02/66 (Formerly listed as 20, North
House. Late C16; early C17 to left wing: restored c.1930. Left wing:
timber-framed, of 3 panels deep, with early C19 brick infill; rear wall of
timber studs with brick infill, set on high limestone rubble plinth. Late C16
front right wing: timber framing much restored c.1930; two-bay rear wall has
arch-braced posts with slighter intermediate studs and roughcast infill, set on
high limestone rubble plinth. Gabled stone slate roof; stone ashlar ridge stack
has moulded drip course. L-plan with front right wing. 2 storeys; 2-window
range. Mullioned windows of c.1930. Timber-framed porch with C20 door adjoins
right wing. Canted oriel window supported on carved bracket to rear, with
ovolo-moulded wood mullions. Interior: front room of right wing has late C16
stone fireplace with debased relief carving. Rear right room has stop-chamfered
beams and late C16 moulded stone fireplace with carved consoles to overmantle
with frieze of Tudor roses: room above has moulded stone fireplace and 2-bay
queen-post roof with clasped purlins and windbraces. Early C17 extension to
left: ground-floor room has stop-chamfered beam, chamfered stone arched
fireplace with sunk spandrels and spice cupboard. Room above has fine moulded
stone fireplace with flanking pilasters; overmantle has strapwork carving and
griffins' heads flanking arms of St. John's College. Quartered beams of fine
plasterwork ceiling have moulded cornices with pomegranite trails: 4 panels have
strapwork patterns and grape-like pendants.
Listing NGR: SP4903605958
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Source: English Heritage
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