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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weedon, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8576 / 51°51'27"N

Longitude: -0.8194 / 0°49'9"W

OS Eastings: 481400

OS Northings: 218330

OS Grid: SP814183

Mapcode National: GBR D2B.HNB

Mapcode Global: VHDTY.RK5S

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42333

Location: Weedon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Weedon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hardwick

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 81 NW WEEDON HIGH STREET

6/185 Manor Farmhouse, barn range,
and railings to front.

25.10.51
-
GV II*

House with barn range attached to east. House is early C17 with later
alterations. Right wall and part of rear have timber frame with heavy
braces, thin brick infill, and rubble stone plinth. Infill in right
wall is laid in herringbone pattern. Front of projecting bay to right is
rebuilt in brick C19, remainder rendered. Old tile roof hipped over
projection. Fine rusticated chimney of thin brick between left bays, small
chimney to left; 2 C17 and C18 external brick stacks to right side, that
to front with brick diaper in recessed panel. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic,
3 bays. Left bay has pair of C20 2-light wooden casements to each main floor.
Centre bay has one similar casement to ground floor and cross casement in
gabled semi-dormer above. 4-panelled door and single casement in tiled
lean-to porch to right of centre bay, with small gabled dormer window to
staircase above. Right bay has 3-light leaded casements and painted
stone panel dated 1649, re-set. Lean-to extensions to rear. Interior has
stop-chamfered spine beams and some good C17 and C18 fittings. C17
2-storey staircase with turned wooden balusters, moulded handrail,
closed string with bosses, and ball finials to newel posts. Room to rear
right has C17 panelling and stone fireplace of uncertain date. Room
to front right has early-mid C18 panelling and contemporary overmantel
with pilasters flanking painted panel. Similar overmantel
in room to first floor left which also has remains of C17 coved ceiling
with ornamental plaster panels. Central ground floor room has wide
fireplace, slightly angled, with moulded wooden mantel-piece. Large wind-
braces in roof. Railings to front of house are early C19, of cast iron,
with moulded spearhead finials. Barn is attached to right of house by
timber-framed gateway. Barn is mostly of coursed rubble stone with band
of timber framing and herringbone brickwork below eaves. Hipped tiled
roof. Eaves rest on 4 carved wooden brackets dated 1687. Right side of
barn altered with concrete lintel over wide cart entry. C18 barn attached
to rear is of 3 bays with weatherboard cladding on timber frame, and
corrugated iron roof.
RCHM II p. 314 Mon. 2.


Listing NGR: SP8140018330

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