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Latitude: 51.8568 / 51°51'24"N
Longitude: -1.1614 / 1°9'41"W
OS Eastings: 457851
OS Northings: 217913
OS Grid: SP578179
Mapcode National: GBR 8XX.F6C
Mapcode Global: VHCX9.TLCF
Entry Name: The Manor House Nursing Home
Listing Date: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193403
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243345
Location: Merton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Merton
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Merton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
10/103 The Manor House Nursing Home
Farmhouse, now nursing home, probably incorporating parts of manor house.
Possibly C16/C17, remodelled and extended late C18/early C19. Rendered stone;
plain-tile roof with rendered brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
6-window front with moulded plinth, has tripartite sashes to both floors in bays
1, 4 and 6, and has 12-pane sashes elsewhere; panelled entrance with rectangular
overlight in bay 5 has a large C20 porch, and there is a secondary entrance
between bays 2 and 3. Roof has 3 stacks. Bays 1 and 2, which are both gabled to
rear may be the earliest. Rear has further 12-pane sashes. Interior: very large
open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Formerly a large manor house belonging,
in the C17, to the Harrington family.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.222; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.701).
Listing NGR: SP5785117913
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