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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244064

Location: Hook Norton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

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

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Listing Text

HOOK NORTON NETTING STREET
SP3533 (South side)
10/53 The Manor House
08/12/55 (Formerly listed under
Knitting Street)
- II
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
time.
(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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