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Latitude: 51.9033 / 51°54'11"N
Longitude: -1.0604 / 1°3'37"W
OS Eastings: 464738
OS Northings: 223170
OS Grid: SP647231
Mapcode National: GBR 9YS.NQ6
Mapcode Global: VHCX5.KFR8
Entry Name: Manor House
Listing Date: 25 September 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1214444
English Heritage Legacy ID: 399250
Location: Marsh Gibbon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, OX27
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Marsh Gibbon
Built-Up Area: Marsh Gibbon
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Marsh Gibbon
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 6423 MARSH GIBBON CHURCH STREET
8/35 Manor House
House. Mid C16 hall, side wings extended and altered C17 and C18.
Coursed rubble stone with some stone dressings. Old tile roofs
with C17 bargeboards and finials to gables, those to right renewed.
Chimney stacks of thin brick with square shafts set diagonally,
4 to main stack between right-hand bays, 2 to left side. Main
stack has moulded brick panel at base. Leaded windows. 2 storeys,
attics and cellar. E. front has 4 bays, each gabled to front.
2 centre bays of hall are recessed with 2-storey projecting porch
to left and canted bay window to right, both flush with outer bays
and rendered gables above. Porch and bay window have dressed
quoins. Porch has moulded 4-centred arch with flat hoodmould,
and jettied timber frame with stone infill to first floor. c16
6-panelled studded door with original hinges and catches. 2-
storey bay window has moulded string courses and 6-light stone
mullion and transom windows. 3-light wooden mullion window to
attic. Small cellar window between bays. Outer bays wider with
wooden mullion and transom windows, 3-light in left-hand bay,
6-light in right-hand bay, that to first floor renewed. 3-light
wooden mullion windows to attics. Right-hand bay has 2 similar
staircase windows to left. S. front of left-hand wing remodelled
C18: 5 bays of barred sash windows with timber lintels, French
doors to left and external stack between right-hand bays.
Interior: hall has large stone C16 fireplace with moulded 4-centred
arch. Similar smaller fireplace in upper room of right wing.
C16 panelling, altered, in same room. Moulded doorcases. C16
staircase with turned balusters, square newel posts and acorn
finials in projection to rear of hall. Similar smaller staircase
with bell finials in right-hand wing. C18 panelling and stone
moulded fireplace in left-hand wing.
RCHM II pp 189-191 Mon. 3.
Listing NGR: SP6473823170
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