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The Manor House, Sandford St Martin

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251955

OS Grid Reference: SP4193926512
OS Grid Coordinates: 441939, 226512
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9355, -1.3914

Location: Mill Lane, Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire OX7 7AQ

Locality: Sandford St Martin
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 7AQ

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Listing Text

SP4126 (South side)
13/144 The Manor House

- II
Manor house. c.1715, for Joseph Taylor, possibly with earlier elements, extended
C19 and 1924. Limestone ashlar and coursed squared rubble; Stonesfield-slate
roofs with ashlar stacks. Complex plan. 2 and 3 storeys. Central part of the
garden front is the original ashlar 5-window entrance front in Baroque style,
with 12-pane sashes at ground and first floors, storey bands and a parapet with
cornice; the middle 3 bays break forward under a triangular pediment and, at
second floor, have segmental-arched casements flanking a taller round-headed
window which rises into the pediment under a large keyblock. Outer bays have
contemporary ornamental lead rainwater heads. Set back on either side is an
added 2-storey bay with sashes plus later extensions with gabled half dormers.
Roofs have gable parapets. Present entrance front is C19 and C20 in multi-gabled
style with stone-mullioned windows. Interior not inspected but photograph in
National Monuments Record shows a stone Tudor-arched fireplace with a plaster
overmantel of coat of arms within a border.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.172; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.751).

Listing NGR: SP4193926512

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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