THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1046257

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE, NETTING STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE, NETTING STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell (District Authority)

Parish: Hook Norton

National Grid Reference: SP 35248 33143

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HOOK NORTON NETTING STREET SP3533 (South side) 10/53 The Manor House 08/12/55 (Formerly listed under Knitting Street) - II Manor House. Datestone 1636/RA. Coursed regular ironstone rubble with Welsh slate roof laid to diminishing courses. Paired stone stacks. Stone copings. L-plan: Kitchen, hall, parlour range and service wing. Garden front of 2 storeys with 3 gabled dormers, flush with wall face. Three bays. Entrance to right of centre into hall. 2-storey canted bay window to parlour end. 4-light stone mullioned window with hood mould and label stops to hall. 2- and 3-light stone mullioned windows with hood-moulds and label stops to front and rear. Sundial below central dormer. Cellar beneath parlour. Rear has c.1935 porch and apsidal stair turret. Interior: Original plan of kitchen, screens, hall and parlour is still discernible. Wooden spiral stair to service wing. Stone fireplaces, mostly renewed and re-set. History: In the C17 the Manor House belonged to the Austin family. The datestone with crest is attributed to Robert Austin who is recorded as rebilding his house at this time. (Wood-Jones, R.B. - Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, 1963, p265). Dickins, H.A. - History of Hook Norton, 1928, pp75, 184).

Listing NGR: SP3524333145

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 244064

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dickins, M, History of Hook Norton, (1928), 75 184
Wood-Jones, R B, Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, (1963), 265

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