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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Horspath, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7404 / 51°44'25"N

Longitude: -1.1725 / 1°10'20"W

OS Eastings: 457234

OS Northings: 204955

OS Grid: SP572049

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z7.Y2Y

Mapcode Global: VHCXW.MJH5

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369289

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246919

Location: Horspath, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX33

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Horspath

Built-Up Area: Horspath

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Horspath

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HORSPATH CHURCH ROAD
SP5OSE (East side)
4/152 Manor House

GV II


Manor House. Late C17 (and possibly early C16) and 1885. Enlarged by John
Malcolm. Coursed squared limestone rubble and ashlar dressings; old plain-tile
roof and stone stacks. T-plan, extended. 2 storeys plus attics. 5-window front
has, to left, a late C17 symmetrical 3-window range with moulded plinth and
central stone-gabled dormer containing a 3-light stone mullioned window; stone
mullioned and transomed windows at first floor and flanking the door. The
mullions are either renewed or inserted. Flanking stone stacks, and stone
parapets with projecting kneelers to gables and dormer. To right is a
multi-gabled C19 range set forward, with mullioned and transomed windows and a
large rectangular bay window. Right gable wall has full-height canted bay.
C16/C17 rear wing has similar gable parapets and, to left, wood mullioned window
of 3 and 4 lights, and roof dormers with cross windows. To left, in the angle
between ranges is a roughcast timber-framed stair tower with lattice casements.
Also to left a C19 timber-framed wing. Interior not inspected but noted as
containing a fine wooden stair and 4 stone fireplaces of c.1600. Rear wing said
to survive from a 2-bay house built shortly before 1513.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.178).


Listing NGR: SP5723404955

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