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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: 1165194

Location

MANOR HOUSE, PARK ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireSouth BucksDistrict AuthorityStoke Poges

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Apr-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44232

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SU 98 SE STOKE POGES STOKE PARK (park Road) 8/637 Manor House (formerly listed as 23.9.55 Stoke Manor)

- I

Circa 1550 altered. Red brick; old tile roof; prominent chimney stacks in groups of 3 or 4 octagonal cut brick shafts. Two storeys and attic. Rear elevation of 3 bays with pilasters at corners and stringcourse at lst- floor level. Window range of 3 sashes framed in raised brickwork and with glazing bars. Three dormers with hipped tiled roofs. Garden elevation with on left hand 2 gables. First floor and in gables, paired windows in stone surrounds with mullions and leaded lights. Ground floor with 3-light casements. On right hand, 2-storey hall with a bay window, projecting stepped chimney stack and large leaded casement window. Interior: hall with elaborate fireplace; also, a late C18 marble fireplace with coupled columns in another room. History: built for Francis Earl of Huntingdon, bought 1599 and inhabited by Chief Justice Coke, (who entertained Elizabeth I here in 1601) until 1634; later home of Lady Cobham, widow of lst Viscount and friend of Gray. Gray's 'Long Story' describes the house. VCH III, p 302; CL I, p 724.

Listing NGR: SU9753782865

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, (1908), 302
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 1, (), 724
Other
Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 97537 82865

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