Number 6 And Attached Outbuildings / Manor House

10 Sep 2000
Number 6 And Attached Outbuildings, 6 Oxford Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 9AX
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Manor House, Oxford Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 9AX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST9387 OXFORD STREET 758-1/4/266 (North side) 18/01/49 No.6 and attached outbuildings


Also known as: Manor House OXFORD STREET. House and ancillary buildings, now with shop. Early C17, C18 ancillary buildings, refronted c1861, mid C20 shop front. MATERIALS: limestone ashlar with ashlar gable stacks, limestone rubble outbuildings, and stone slate roof. PLAN: single-depth plan with central rear stair tower and C19 W kitchen range. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window range. A symmetrical front has plinth, cornice, gableted kneelers, roll-top gable coping and ashlar gable stacks; a late C19 central plate-glass shop front, horned 2/2-pane sashes and 3 double casement dormers with cambered heads; gable ends show line of earlier roof. Rear elevation irregular with paired gables, the left-hand one timber-framed and rendered, with a lower central gabled stair turret, and 2-storey outshut to the left. Former entrance has a wide timber lintel, now bricked up, beneath a fine first-floor oak-framed 6-light mullion and transom window with stay bars, fittings and leaded metal casements. Stair turret has 3/3-pane and attic 2/2-pane sashes, and small attic gable lights. Brick 2-storey kitchen range with a doorway beside the main house. INTERIOR: details include an exceptionally elaborate and fine Jacobean full-height open-well newel-framed stair, with uncut string, square, channelled newels with pointed pendants and moulded caps, grip moulded rail and moulded splat balusters with primitive volutes top and bottom, skewed parallel to the rail; original collar truss roof with shallower pitch added to the front and plastered central bay; chamfered beams, 2-panel doors. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached ancillary buildings to the E including gabled former stables fronting the street with hoist door and C20 garage doors in the end gable, overhanging rendered gable facing street, and a possible former brewhouse to the back with a brick gable stack.

Listing NGR: ST9334087246


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2217 IOE Records taken by G Williams; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr G Williams. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Williams, G

Rights Holder: Williams, G


Ashlar, Limestone, Render, Rubble, Stone, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Timber Framed Building, Jacobean House, Domestic, Dwelling, Brewhouse, Agriculture And Subsistence, Food And Drink Processing Site, Agricultural Building, Stable, Animal Shed, Farm Building, Transport, Building, Unassigned, Shop, Commercial, Garage, Road Transport Site