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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornborough, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9964 / 51°59'46"N

Longitude: -0.9179 / 0°55'4"W

OS Eastings: 474391

OS Northings: 233655

OS Grid: SP743336

Mapcode National: GBR BZ4.W6L

Mapcode Global: VHDTB.12LX

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Last Amended: 22 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408076

Location: Thornborough, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: 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

SP 7433 THORNBOROUGH THE GREEN

8/158 Manor House
(formerly listed as
Thornborough Manor)
25/9/51

GV II

Manor house. C17, altered and extended early C18 for Benjamin
Woodnorth, High Sheriff of Buckingham, restored early C20. Coursed
rubble stone, dressed stone window heads, off-set brick eaves, old tile
roofs. U-plan N. wing, part C17, with early C18 range to south. Two
storeys and attic. N.W. gable: has stone stack with three square
brick shafts, and buttress to ground floor. E. front: wing to south
has three bays with leaded mullion and transom windows to left-hand
bays and upper right. Right-hand bay has six panelled door in wooden
doorcase of Doric columns and plain entablature with 2-light leaded
casement above. Three hipped dormers with leaded casements, 3-light
to outer bays, paired to centre. Lean-to at left end. Slightly
projecting lower range to right, linked by half-hipped roof, has
first floor band course and two bays of leaded casements, mostly 3-light
with 4-light to upper left. W. front of early C18 block is similar.
Doric doorcase has rusticated blocks, pilasters, entablature with
triglyph frieze and segmental pediment. Interior: staircase of
c.1740 with turned balusters, fluted Tuscan newel columns and open
string with scroll brackets. Stair-well has C18 bolection panelling.
Re-sited panelling in N.W. ground floor room.

RCHM II p 296 MON 2


Listing NGR: SP7439133655

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