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Latitude: 51.8947 / 51°53'40"N
Longitude: -0.887 / 0°53'13"W
OS Eastings: 476686
OS Northings: 222378
OS Grid: SP766223
Mapcode National: GBR C0J.4LJ
Mapcode Global: VHDTQ.KMYW
Entry Name: St John's Manor
Listing Date: 17 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1289087
English Heritage Legacy ID: 397814
Location: North Marston, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: North Marston
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: North Marston
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 72 SE NORTH MARSTON CARTER'S LANE
6/68 St. John's Manor
House. T-plan with C14 wing to rear, altered, and C16 wing with early
C17 and C20 alterations to front. Front wing has close studded timber
frame with curved braces, some brick infill, partly herringbone, and
some lathe and plaster infill. First floor is continuously jettied but
underbuilt with white brick and covered with colourwashed render above.
Old tile roof, C17 brick chimney between left-hand bays, 2 storeys and
attic, 3 bays. Centre bay has gable containing C17 2-light window with
moulded jambs and mullion and 2 C20 replacement diamond mullions. 2
similar windows to centre rear, Remainder of front has early C20 3-light
barred wooden casements to centre bay and ground floor left. Right bay
obscured by later outbuilding. C20 doorway with arched head and leaded
spandrels between left-hand bays. Interior has dragon beams and first
floor ceilings raised on C17 moulded brackets. Rear wing: brick with
old tile roof and brick chimney to E. gable. 1½ storeys, one bay.
C20 3-light wooden casement to ground floor, 2-light casement in gabled
dormer, door to left. Contains smoke blackened central cruck truss and
purlins of C14 hall. Truss has chamfered upper timbers, arch-braced
collar with 3 motifs similar to dogtooth ornamenting chamfer on each
side, and naturally elbowed timbers above supporting the yoke. C17
chimney stack inserted to east. Small extension, originally dairy,
in N.E. angle of building.
RCHM II p. 226-7 Mon.21.
Listing NGR: SP7668622378
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