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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornborough, Buckinghamshire

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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

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


8/158 Manor House
(formerly listed as
Thornborough Manor)


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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