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The Old Manor, St Helen Without

Description: The Old Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249804

OS Grid Reference: SU4816498060
OS Grid Coordinates: 448164, 198060
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6793, -1.3048

Locality: St Helen Without
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX13 6JF

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Listing Text

SU49NE (South side)
8/127 No.35 (The Old Manor)
09/02/66 (Formerly listed as The Old
Manor House, 35, Barrow Road)
House. Early C17, with probable medieval origins; C18 extensions and
refenestration of c.1900. Uncoursed limestone rubble; gabled roof, with stone
slates to front and old tiles to rear; left end stack of stone finished in brick
with oversailing courses; brick ridge stack to right (original end stack) has 3
diagonally-set flues. 2-unit with cross-wing plan. One storey and attic;
3-window range. Gable end of left cross wing: double ovolo-moulded timber lintel
over 4-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned first-floor window, and early C20
ground-floor window in similar style. 2-window range to right: ovolo-moulded
lintel over C20 door set in ovolo-moulded architrave to left: chamfered and C20
timber lintels over similar-style early C20 windows: 2 small pointed medieval
lancets left of door: two C20 gabled dormers. C17 two-light ovolo-moulded
wood-mullioned window to left gable end and one to rear: other windows of c.1900
are in similar style. C18 extensions at right angles to front and rear of right
end: of one storey and attic, uncoursed limestone rubble and gabled C20 tile
roof. Interior: room to right has stop-chamfered beam and joists, chamfered
bressumer over open fireplace, and beer cupboard door with old strap hinges and
shelf. First floor has early and mid C18 fireplaces. Cross wing: chamfered stone
fireplace, C15 wave-moulded beam; chamfered beam and moulded stone fireplace on
first floor. Attractive early C20 plank doors with large Norfolk latches.

Listing NGR: SU4816498060

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Source: English Heritage

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