Description: Manor Farm
Date Listed: 17 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 316710
OS Grid Reference: SU0761878398
OS Grid Coordinates: 407618, 178398
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5045, -1.8916
SU 07 NE CLYFFE PYPARD THORNHILL
9/22 Manor Farm
Farmhouse, C17, clunch faced in brick, stone tiled roof. 5 bays,
2-storey with added stone gabled porch. To right rear wing of 3
bays, brick with tiled roof. Timber casement windows with
segmental heads. At left end large cross wing added 1723-4 by Mr.
Townsend, 5 bays 2-storey and attic. Flemish bond brick with plat
band and central entrance to garden raised on 4 stone steps.
Timber panelled doorcase with rectangular fanlight and flat moulded
wood canopy supported by plain console brackets. Cross windows
with leaded glazing, iron opening casements with elaborate wrought
iron catchplates and stays. Cavetto eaves moulding. In hipped
roof two hipped casement dormers to attic. Two major rear stacks
to this wing and small gable stacks. The wing contains reception
rooms with fielded panelling, moulded chair rail and cornice. Date
stone on gable of this wing was removed from demolished stable
Reads: 'Vingt Cours/Herfordie 1596', Monogram. VCH translates
COMES DE HERTFORD and states stone was once on house. (Accounts
in BNG Oxford, Thornhill 11 and 18.
Listing NGR: SU0761878398
Source: English Heritage
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