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Manor House, Little Tew

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251922

OS Grid Reference: SP3833328641
OS Grid Coordinates: 438333, 228641
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9549, -1.4436

Location: Water Lane, Little Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4JF

Locality: Little Tew
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4JF

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Listing Text

SP3828 (South side)
11/112 Manor House


Manor house. C17, extended C18 and C19, altered early C20. Limestone rubble with
limestone-and marlstone-ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roofs with ashlar
stacks. 3-unit plan, extended. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-window double-gabled
front of original range has, at first floor, leaded stone-mullioned windows of
3, 2 and 3 lights with 2-light windows in the gables. Ground floor is
asymmetrical with a blocked doorway to left of centre between 4-light mullioned
windows, plus a further 3-light window to right. All openings have labels. Early
C19 range, projecting from right, has 2-light mullioned windows at first floor,
facing left, above a mullioned window and moulded doorway of 1926. Right side of
wing has leaded casements under flat arches. Left end wall of main range has
tall leaded casements; rear has some old casements at first floor, and at ground
floor a 4-light stone-mullioned window with decorative leading. Late C19 rear
wing incorporates 2 re-set mullioned windows. 3-window C18 range, extending to
right of front wing, has at ground floor two 2-light windows and a doorway, and,
at first floor, casements of one, 3 and one lights, all with flat arches and
leaded glazing. To extreme right a C19 single-storey range was raised in 1926 in
similar style and a parallel range inserted in the angle with the rear wing.
Interior: Tudor-arched corner fireplaces; moulded-plank doors; re-used C17 oak
panelling; butt-purlin roofs.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, p.249; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.690).

Listing NGR: SP3833328641

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Source: English Heritage

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