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Latitude: 51.9956 / 51°59'44"N
Longitude: -1.488 / 1°29'16"W
OS Eastings: 435248
OS Northings: 233143
OS Grid: SP352331
Mapcode National: GBR 6S2.W1P
Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.536H
Entry Name: The Manor House
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Last Amended: 9 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046257
English Heritage Legacy ID: 244064
Location: Hook Norton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15
Civil Parish: Hook Norton
Built-Up Area: Hook Norton
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
HOOK NORTON NETTING STREET
SP3533 (South side)
10/53 The Manor House
08/12/55 (Formerly listed under
Manor House. Datestone 1636/RA. Coursed regular ironstone rubble with Welsh
slate roof laid to diminishing courses. Paired stone stacks. Stone copings.
L-plan: Kitchen, hall, parlour range and service wing. Garden front
of 2 storeys with 3 gabled dormers, flush with wall face. Three bays.
Entrance to right of centre into hall. 2-storey canted bay window to parlour
end. 4-light stone mullioned window with hood mould and label stops to hall.
2- and 3-light stone mullioned windows with hood-moulds and label stops to
front and rear. Sundial below central dormer. Cellar beneath parlour. Rear
has c.1935 porch and apsidal stair turret. Interior: Original plan of kitchen,
screens, hall and parlour is still discernible. Wooden spiral stair to service
wing. Stone fireplaces, mostly renewed and re-set. History: In the C17 the
Manor House belonged to the Austin family. The datestone with crest is
attributed to Robert Austin who is recorded as rebilding his house at this
(Wood-Jones, R.B. - Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region,
1963, p265). Dickins, H.A. - History of Hook Norton, 1928, pp75, 184).
Listing NGR: SP3524333145
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