Stoke Manor / Manor House

9 Apr 2002
Stoke Manor, Park Road, Stoke Poges, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL2 4PG
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Manor House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL2 4PG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

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

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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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1606 IOE Records taken by Chris Pooley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Chris Pooley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Pooley, Chris

Rights Holder: Pooley, Chris


Brick, Tile, Medieval Manor House, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan House, Dwelling