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Description: The Old Manor House
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 252767
OS Grid Reference: SP3585312490
OS Grid Coordinates: 435853, 212490
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8099, -1.4813
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HAILEY POFFLEY END
22/113 The Old Manor House
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Old Manor
House. Late C15/early C16 to left; extended and remodelled c.1600; late C18
range to right. Coursed limestone rubble; rendered front, and some C17 rendering
to rear gable. Gabled stone slate roof; stone ridge stack. Open hall house
remodelled as T-plan with rear wing. One storey and attic; 2-window range. Bay
to left: hood mould over 4-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned window, and
C17 gabled roof dormer with partly restored 3-light wood-mullioned window.
Two-storey-and-attic gable end to right: hood-mould over similar 2- and 3-light
windows. Rear: gable to right with doveholes, similar 3-light window, 2-light
wood diamond-mullioned attic window and 3-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned
window. C18 mullioned windows to rear left. Rear wing of 2-storey, 2-window
range of similar materials with stone and brick end stacks and doveholes: timber
lintel over C20 door with old stone slate hood; hood moulds over 3-light
hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned windows, 3-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned
windows, and 3-light chamfered wood-mullioned window to right. Late C18 range to
right, of similar materials, with rendered front and brick ridge and end stacks.
2-storey, 3-window range. Timber lintels over C20 door to left, double doors to
right, and C19 first-floor casements. Interior: rear wing has stop-chamfered
beams and butt-purlin roof. 2-unit front range: room to left has chamfered beam,
stop-chamfered joists and open fireplace with chamfered wood bressumer and stone
jambs, and C17 panelled door to lobby behind fireplace. Room to right has
chamfered beam and stop-chamfered joists, similar fireplace, C17 plank doors to
rear lobby and C17 winder stairs behind lobby, and chamfered C17 heavy pegged
frames to 2 rear service doorways. First-floor room to left has similar
fireplace and principles with mortices for truss of former early Cl6 hall house.
C17 butt-purlin roof. Possibly remodelled by Robert Yate, c.1609. A
well-preserved C17 interior.
(David Sturdy, Houses of the Oxford Region, Oxonensia, Vol.27 (1962), p321-3)
Listing NGR: SP3585312490
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Source: English Heritage
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