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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399250

Location: Marsh Gibbon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, OX27

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Marsh Gibbon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Marsh Gibbon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 6423 MARSH GIBBON CHURCH STREET
(north-west side)

8/35 Manor House

25.9.51

GV II*

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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