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The Old Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornborough, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.9969 / 51°59'48"N

Longitude: -0.9216 / 0°55'17"W

OS Eastings: 474136

OS Northings: 233708

OS Grid: SP741337

Mapcode National: GBR BZ4.MV9

Mapcode Global: VHDT9.Z25J

Entry Name: The Old Manor House

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Last Amended: 22 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408123

Location: Thornborough, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Thornborough

Built-Up Area: Thornborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Thornborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


8/163 The Old Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor


House. C14-C15 hall in central block, altered and extended with
cross wing to east C16. C16-C17 cottage at right-angles to W
incorporated, C20 linking block added in angle. Coursed rubble
stone, timber framed gable end to cottage, old tile roof to main
block, shingles and slate to cottage roof. Large stone stack to N.
side of hall with two square brick shafts set diagonally. Similar
paired shafts to centre and side of cross wing and S. gable of cottage.
Single shaft to W. gable of hall. Two storeys, cellar under cross wing.
S. front has four irregular bays with C18 barred sash windows under
timber lintels. Left-hand bay has paired casement to ground floor and
first floor dormer above. Second bay has two storey projecting gabled
porch with small windows to side walls in dressed stone surrounds with
cornices. Modern outer door, inner door of old oak boarded and
studded, in moulded frame. Right-hand bay gabled and projecting.
Modern single storey extension to left. Irregular E. front has three
sash windows to ground floor, wooden mullion and transom windows to
first floor and stairs, and central doorway in stone arched surround,
probably re-sited. N. front has 3-light leaded oak mullion window to
right of stack, two paired leaded casements to ground floor and
overhanging C20 passage extension to first floor. Modern door in
angle to right. Cottage has two storeys and two bays, 3-light oak
mullion windows with some leaded panes in lower left and upper
right hand bays. Interior: centre part originally open to roof, has
single cruck to centre N. with corbel moulding just below first floor
and upper section on arched brace with simply carved circular boss at
apex in first floor room. Partitioned and divided into two storeys
C16. Tudor arches to doorways and stone fireplace, moulded beams,
stop-chamfered joists. Cross wing has collar and tie beam trusses
with arched braces, possibly once open to first floor room. Ground
floor room to S. has similar beams and joists.

RCHM II p 296 MON 3

Listing NGR: SP7413633708

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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