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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310937
English Heritage Legacy ID: 46997
Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7
Civil Parish: Medmenham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Medmenham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
MEDMENHAM FERRY LANE
SU 88 SW
The Manor House
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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