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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: THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1285279

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, THAME ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireSouth OxfordshireDistrict AuthorityGreat Haseley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 246854

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History

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Details

GREAT HASELEY THAME ROAD SP6OSW (East side) 5/88 The Manor House 18/07/63

GV II*

Manor house. Late C17 and late C18. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar dressings; old plain-tile roof with stone and brick stacks. H-plan plus added rear wings. 2 storeys plus attics. 7-window front, divided 2:3:2, has storey band and a stone cornice breaking into a small open triangular pediment over the central window. Central doorway has double-leaf C18 doors, flanking pilasters and a segmental pediment, and the sash windows (mostly 12-pane) have stone flat arches. Central range has 2 double-sash dormers with flanking scrolls and triangular pediments with finials. Similar dormer to hipped right wing but left wing altered to 3 storeys with plain parapet. Large projecting stone stacks to return walls, and a Venetian window and hipped dormers to left. Rear is irregular and complex but has some stone cornices and hipped roofs. Interior: Large early C17 open-well stair with strapwork balustrade; high quality late C17 marble fireplace with festoons, masks and flanking scrolls; late C17 secondary stair with heavy turned balusters rising to second floor; elaborate late C18 cornices and doorcases and an inlaid marble fireplace with rustic relief panel by William Collins. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.620).

Listing NGR: SP6437101739

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 620

National Grid Reference: SP 64371 01739

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