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Denchworth Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Denchworth, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6233 / 51°37'23"N

Longitude: -1.4489 / 1°26'55"W

OS Eastings: 438248

OS Northings: 191754

OS Grid: SU382917

Mapcode National: GBR 6XS.0JC

Mapcode Global: VHC0V.TGWF

Entry Name: Denchworth Manor

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 6 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048583

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251097

Location: Denchworth, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Denchworth

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

DENCHWORTH
SU39SE
1/3 Denchworth Manor
25/10/51 (Formerly listed as The Manor
House)

GV II*


House. Late C15/early C16, with late C18/early C17 three-bay wing to left and
later C17 bay to right. Rendered front over timber framing (exposed on left
gable wall) and right bay of coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof; brick
stack to left, stone stack finished in brick to rear right. Original plan form
unclear: house remodelled as central staircase plan in late C17. Two storeys;
7-window range. C20 door; fine carved brackets to late C17 plastered shell hood.
C20 casements; label moulds and chamfered surrounds to 3-light windows right of
door; late C15/early C16 two-light stone-mullioned ogee-headed window reset in
right bay. Gabled roof; large rear lateral stack and ridge stack to left. Late
C15/early C16 four-centred moulded blocked doorway reset to rear of right bay.
To rear right is late C18 two-storey, 2-window range of coursed limestone rubble
with brick quoins and dressings, hipped old tile roof and segmental brick arches
over sashes; similar taller, gabled wing with C20 casements attached to left.
C20 brick and tile extension to left. Interior: Chamfered beams to left. Hall
and landing have large C17 moulded plaster cornices. First floor has mid C18
panelling with bolection-moulded panel over fireplace to left; front wall of
late C15/early C16 block has exposed timber framing and springing for 3-bay
chamfered arch-braced collar-truss roof, with curved windbraces. Closed
timber-framed truss and collar-truss with clasped purlins to left. Denchworth
Manor is situated within a moated manorial site close to the church.


Listing NGR: SU3824891754

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