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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5525 / 51°33'8"N

Longitude: -0.8403 / 0°50'25"W

OS Eastings: 480499

OS Northings: 184371

OS Grid: SU804843

Mapcode National: GBR C4N.QC4

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.D73P

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46997

Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Medmenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Medmenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

MEDMENHAM FERRY LANE
SU 88 SW
(west side)
The Manor House
8/113
21.6.55
GV II

House. Mid C15, altered C17, and extensively restored 1903 by
Sir Reginald Blomfield for Hudson Ewbanke Kearley of Wittington.
Whitewashed roughcast with some half timbering; plain tile roofs;
brick chimneys, that to right of centre partly of thin brick, that
to left rebuilt with recessed panel. 2 storeys, the upper jettied
on brackets. 5 bays. Bays 1, 2, 4 and 5 are gabled and projecting.
1903 leaded casements. Outer bays have large gables, 2 paired casements
to ground floor, and gabled oriel windows to first floor. Bays 2
and 4 have smaller gables and paired casements, bay 2 with 1903
door in 4-centred arch. Centre bay has 2 and 3-light casements to
ground floor, and 2-light gabled dormer. Ground floor windows in right
bays have 1903 board shutters with pierced heart motifs. Right side
has narrow central projection and 1903 extension with flint and
brick lower walls and half-timbered upper storey. RCHM describes
central hall as retaining C15 arched truss. Interior not available
for inspection 1985.
Possibly the house mentioned in will of Geoffrey Pole (grandfather
of Cardinal Pole), 1479. RCHM I p. 255-256 Mon. 3. VCH III p. 85-86.


Listing NGR: SU8049984371

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