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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Toot Baldon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7031 / 51°42'11"N

Longitude: -1.1812 / 1°10'52"W

OS Eastings: 456679

OS Northings: 200796

OS Grid: SP566007

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZT.26H

Mapcode Global: VHCY2.GGX9

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 19 August 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248414

Location: Toot Baldon, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Toot Baldon

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marsh Baldon with Toot Baldon and Nuneham Courtenay

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

TOOT BALDON
SP5600
8/176 The Manor House
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as Manor
House and gatepiers)

GV II

Manor house. Early C17, extended C18. Coursed squared limestone rubble with
ashlar dressings; old plain-tile roof with rebuilt brick stacks. 3-unit
cross-passage plan. 2 storeys plus attic. Triple-gabled front has three 3-light
stone-mullioned windows at each floor with intermediate single-light windows at
ground and first floors, all with ovolo mouldings and labels. Most windows are
probably C19. 4-centre arched entrance, to left of centre, has recessed
spandrels and a label. Parapets have steep copings with a ridge roll and some
simple finials. Roof has a large clustered stack to right of centre and further
stacks on the end gables. Lower C18 bay to left of front has a 2-light casement.
Rear wing has small 2-light stone-mullioned stair windows with a plain chamfer
and no label. Rear has been much altered but retains several original
ovolo-moulded windows. Right end wall and rear of right bay have leaded cross
windows under stone flat arches. Interior: stop-chamfered beams. Large open
fireplace with bread oven. C17 oak-panelled parlour with a shell-headed alcove,
a Tudor-arched stone fireplace and a panelled overmantel with caryatids.
Moulded-stone first-floor fireplaces, one a bolection surround. Butt-purlin
roof. Early plank-shutters in stair tower. Remains of former cross-passage.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire: Vol.V, p.48. Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.819).


Listing NGR: SP5667900796

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