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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: DENCHWORTH MANOR

List entry Number: 1048583

Location

DENCHWORTH MANOR

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthorityDenchworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Dec-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251097

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History

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Details

DENCHWORTH SU39SE 1/3 Denchworth Manor 25/10/51 (Formerly listed as The Manor House)

GV II*

House. Late C15/early C16, with late C18/early C17 three-bay wing to left and later C17 bay to right. Rendered front over timber framing (exposed on left gable wall) and right bay of coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof; brick stack to left, stone stack finished in brick to rear right. Original plan form unclear: house remodelled as central staircase plan in late C17. Two storeys; 7-window range. C20 door; fine carved brackets to late C17 plastered shell hood. C20 casements; label moulds and chamfered surrounds to 3-light windows right of door; late C15/early C16 two-light stone-mullioned ogee-headed window reset in right bay. Gabled roof; large rear lateral stack and ridge stack to left. Late C15/early C16 four-centred moulded blocked doorway reset to rear of right bay. To rear right is late C18 two-storey, 2-window range of coursed limestone rubble with brick quoins and dressings, hipped old tile roof and segmental brick arches over sashes; similar taller, gabled wing with C20 casements attached to left. C20 brick and tile extension to left. Interior: Chamfered beams to left. Hall and landing have large C17 moulded plaster cornices. First floor has mid C18 panelling with bolection-moulded panel over fireplace to left; front wall of late C15/early C16 block has exposed timber framing and springing for 3-bay chamfered arch-braced collar-truss roof, with curved windbraces. Closed timber-framed truss and collar-truss with clasped purlins to left. Denchworth Manor is situated within a moated manorial site close to the church.

Listing NGR: SU3824891754

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National Grid Reference: SU 38248 91754

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