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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 307015
OS Grid Reference: SP3895752266
OS Grid Coordinates: 438957, 252266
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1673, -1.4318
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8/26 The Manor House
Shown on Ordnance Survey map as Manor Farm.
Manor house. C16 central range, left wing 1664. Late C19/C20 alterations and
right cross wing, and early/mid C20 service wing. Coursed squared ironstone. C20
tile roofs have moulded coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers; ashlar
internal and ridge stacks; some stacks to rear have C20 brick shafts.
Single-ended hall house, extended to complex T-plan, with cross wings, wing to
rear and service wing to left. 2 storeys and attic, and 2 storeys and basement
central range; 2-storey right range; 4-window range. 2-storey 4-window service
wing. Recessed centre has late C19/early C20 porch in left angle. Entrance in
right side has moulded 6-panelled door in chamfered surround. Stone steps with
pierced balustrade. Single-light window to front. Moulded cornice and parapet.
Centre and left wing have double-chamfered stone mullioned windows. 2-light
basement window. Centre has remains of blocked doorway with c19/C20 four-light
mullioned and transomed window inserted into it. First floor has 2-light and
5-light windows. Wing has 5-light ground floor window with 4-light windows
above. Right wing has C19/C20 4-light chamfered mullioned and transomed windows.
Service wing has half-glazed door in right corner. 2 and 5-light mullioned
windows. Older end-part, possibly originally separate building, has stable door
and 2-light leaded casement, with painted wood lintels. Right return side is
2-window range. Cross windows. Large gabled half-dormers. Rear irregular.
Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.222; Raymond Wood-Jones: Traditional
Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, pp.207-209).
Listing NGR: SP3895752266
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Source: English Heritage
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