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Description: Stonesfield Manor
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252558
OS Grid Reference: SP3942817092
OS Grid Coordinates: 439428, 217092
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8510, -1.4290
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15/121 Stonesfield Manor
27/08/57 (Formerly listed as Manor
Rectory, now house. Early C18 with addition of 1811 and alterations of c.1930 to
rear. Possible late C17 core. Coursed limestone rubble (with evidence of former
render, the early C19 addition with stone dressings. Stone slate roof, 2-span to
left and hipped to right. Two storeys and attic with 2-storey addition. South
front: integral stone and brick end stack to left and stone ridge stack (former
end stack) off-centre to right, and external stone lateral stack to right with
brick shaft. Further integral end stack to rear. Three hipped eaves dormers with
2-light small-paned wooden casements. 2:1:2 bays; boxed glazing bar sashes with
stone cills and flat stone arches. Central C19 or early C20 six-panelled door
(top 2 with margin lights) with rectangular overlight divided by central
lantern, plain stone surround, large wooden architrave with carved egg and dart
ornament, and doorcase consisting of panelled pilaster strips, frieze with
centre breaking forward, and large carved consoles supporting moulded cornice.
Early C19 one-bay addition slightly projecting to right; tripartite glazing bar
sash to each floor with stone cills and lintels. Rear: possible C17 range to
north-west has large integral lateral stone stack with pitched-roofed link to
attic and later brick shaft. Fire insurance plate to west gable end. Interior:
early C18 with early C19 and c.1930 alterations. Left-hand ground-floor room:
c.1700 fireplace with architrave consisting of marble slip and wooden moulding,
frieze with shaped ends, and egg-and-dart and shell ornament to cornice. c.1700
shaped-headed niche in front wall with panelled architrave and raised key.
Right-hand ground-floor room: moulded cornice. Early C19 fireplace with Gothic
grate. Niche in front wall with shaped shelves. Ground-floor room in early C19
addition with marble fireplace, dado rail with guilloche ornament and moulded
cornice. Open stone fireplace in kitchen. Early C19 staircase consisting of open
string with shaped brackets, stick balusters, ramped handrail and beaded square
newel posts. Stair window with Gothick glazing bars. Left-hand rear bedroom with
beaded stone fireplace and doors of c.1700 with 2 raised and fielded panels.
finder oak stair to attic. Six-panelled doors throughout with panelled reveals
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p791; VCH: Oxfordshire: p184)
Listing NGR: SP3942817092
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Source: English Heritage
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