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Foscott Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Foscott, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0167 / 52°1'0"N

Longitude: -0.9571 / 0°57'25"W

OS Eastings: 471668

OS Northings: 235880

OS Grid: SP716358

Mapcode National: GBR BYW.JV0

Mapcode Global: VHDT3.CKDV

Entry Name: Foscott Manor

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399903

Location: Foscott, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Foscott

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: North Buckingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


3/46 Foscott Manor



Large house, Mid C17 S.E. Block, much restored and extended to
N.W. 1868 and 1908 (rainwater heads). Coursed rubble stone with
stone dressings, old tile roof, coped gables with ball finials and
moulded kneelers. C19 brick chimney stacks with pilasters and off-
set heads, thin brick to base of two stacks in S.E. block. Two
storeys and attic. S.E. front: three gabled bays articulated with
two orders of C17 fluted Doric pilasters, and restored low plinth,
first floor band course and upper entablature. Stone mullion
leaded windows with cornices to heads, altered early C20, transomed
to ground and first floors: 4-light flanking 3-light to ground floor,
3-light flanking 2-light to first floor, 2-light to attic. Two
carved stone heads to attic above central pilasters. N.E. front
restored and altered C19, part ashlar : three bays, similar windows,
two C19 hipped dormers. Central bay has C17 three storey gabled
projection with rebuilt Jacobean-style porch projecting to ground
floor : depressed moulded arch flanked by engaged Doric columns
on plinths with triglyph and roundel entablature broken forward
over columns and keystone; original obelisk finials. Right-hand
bay projects to ground. Service wing at right-angles has
one-and-a-half storeys and two gabled bays with 3-light stone
mullion windows. Interior: staircase c.1640 has moulded handrail,
closed string, panelled newels with pierced pendants and elaborate
finials, and turned balusters flanking pierced square panels.

RCHM II p.116 MON 3
VCH IV p 170

Listing NGR: SP7166835880

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