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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1029694

Location

MANOR HOUSE, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SurreySpelthorneDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 287979

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History

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Details

TQ 06NE SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, FORMER UD CHURCH ROAD Shepperton 3/8 Manor House 9/12/69

GV II*

House. Circa 1820; said to have been built for a Mr James Scott. Incised painted stucco with hipped slate roof. Two storeys over basement to left, lower two storey range to right; C20 service range to right end. Garden front to south with 3 bay return to east, entrance front now to north. Entrance front:- Eaves soffit. Two 12-pane, glazing-bar sash windows to first floor left; tripartite glazing-bar sash window below. Two 6-pane sashes to attic on right, 19-pane glazing-bar sash window and one tripartite glazing-bar sash to first floor. Three 12-pane glazing- bar sashes below. Shallow break to centre with arched staircase window rising through upper floors. C20 entrance porch with 6-panel door to centre in fixed flanking windows. Wide C20 pedimented portico on two marble-painted columns with abstracted triglyph frieze over. Ribbed lead roofed extensions stepping down to right. Left hand return front (east):- Three first floor 12-pane sash windows; angle bay to ground floor left. South, garden, front:- Five bays. Four 12-pane glazing-bar sash windows to first floor, casement to first floor left. Central angle bay with tent-roofed verandah on either side supported by paired,lotus-leaf capital thin columns; tripartite sashes behind on either side. Interior:- Main reception rooms - drawing room, tent room and dining room - show mid-C19 decoration of high quality. Panelled dining room ceiling with low relief plaster mouldings and ornately moulded cornice. Six-panelled doors with ornately moulded frieze, swags with putti over. Drawing room:- trompe-l'oeil arrangement of panels framed by pilasters ornamented with foliate and floral motifs in a classical style. Doors with ornamented panels and moulded friezes, each with a crown putto set in a medallion framed by tendrils and flowers; marble fireplace with over-mantle in the form of a large mirror set in an ornately carved frame of pilasters with tendrils and flowers. Cornice arched over a relief of flowers in a vase. Two full, flat-arched window mirrors, each crowned with swags and a mask head in relief set in a medallion. A wide flat arch with scrolls leads out of the drawing room into:- Tent Room:- Ceiling in the form of a trompe-l'oeil canopy, the walls with pilaster framed pointed panels and ornamented with swags and with inset painted busts of Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.

Listing NGR: TQ0777066613

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971)

National Grid Reference: TQ 07770 66613

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