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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Drayton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6433 / 51°38'35"N

Longitude: -1.3044 / 1°18'15"W

OS Eastings: 448230

OS Northings: 194063

OS Grid: SU482940

Mapcode National: GBR 7YX.T79

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.BYSM

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 6 August 1952

Last Amended: 19 February 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251325

Location: Drayton, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Drayton

Built-Up Area: Drayton (Vale of White Horse)

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Drayton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

DRAYTON HIGH STREET
SU4894 (South side)
6/22 The Manor House
06/08/52 (Formerly listed as No.66 (The
Manor House)

GV II*

Manor house. Probably mid C15 main range with early C20 front, having early C18
addition to left. Ashlar stone plinth; red brick with ashlar stone dressings;
old plain-tile roof, massive stone lateral stacks to rear with brick flues;
brick ridge stack to right of centre. Probably originally hall house with
floored hall. 2-storey, 6-window range. 6-panel doors to left and right of
centre having stone surrounds and flat stone hoods on stone brackets. 2-storey
angled bays to left and right, having 4-pane horned sashes, that to left has
French windows to ground floor. 4-pane horned sashes to ground and first floor
centre. Flat stone band between ground and first floors. Stone cornice, to base
of plain brick parapet to eaves. Rear: re-faced in C20 brick. Early C18 addition
to left: red brick with flared headers in Flemish bond to plinth; grey brick
with red brick dressings; old plain-tile roof, brick end stack to left,
2-storey, 3-window range. Double-leaf 6-panel door to right with wood fluted
Corinthian pilaster surround, on stone base, supporting segmental open pediment
having bracket to tympanum. 4-pane horned sashes to ground floor with cambered
rubbed-brick heads, Flat brick band between ground and first floors, 4-pane
horned sashes to first floor. Coved plaster eaves, Interior: early C18 dog-leg
staircase with baluster balustrade and fielded panelling to dado to right of
early C18 addition. C20 staircase to right of centre of main range. Queen-post
roof construction with no visible smoke-blackening. C15 stone fireplace surround
of 4-centred arch with quatrefoil panels above to ground floor left of centre.
Early C18 stone fireplaces with stone panelled reveals to some ground and first
floor rooms. Early C18 fielded panelling to ground and first floors of early C18
addition. Partition wall between sitting room to left and hall way to left of
centre of timber-framing, having C15 wood 4-centre arched doorway to right,
probably part of former screens passage.


Listing NGR: SU4823094063

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