Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1046307

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1955

Statutory Address: MANOR HOUSE


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Statutory Address: MANOR HOUSE

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County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell (District Authority)

Parish: Duns Tew

National Grid Reference: SP 45695 28490


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SP4528 DUNS TEW 9/256 Manor House 08/12/55 GV II Manor house. Circa 1710 probably for Robert Dashwood, altered and extended C19. Coursed squared limestone with ashlar dressings, coursed squared marlstone and brick; Stonesfield-slate and Welsh-slate roofs with ashlar and rendered stacks. Complex plan of several builds. Main range is a symmetrical 5-window block, of 2 storeys plus attic, and has rusticated quoins, storeyband and a moulded wooden cornice below a hipped roof; 12-pane sashes at first floor have moulded stone architraves with projecting keyblocks, but similar ground-floor openings have all been lowered to take French windows, the central opening (probably originally the main entrance) having a more elaborate architrave. Roof has 3 hipped roof dormers with 2-light casements, and has similar dormers in the ends. A 4-window late-C19 range to right, of one storey plus attic, has similar ground-floor openings with full-height sashes, but the upper sashes rise into segmental pediments broken by tall keyblocks. 3-window rear wing, returning from left, is in stone-mullioned style of c.1850, and includes the 4-centre-arched main entrance. Rear of house is part marlstone and part brick, attached service ranges including an octagonal brick dairy. Interior: open-well cantilevered stair of c.1850; C19 joinery, fireplaces and plasterwork; 2 stone bolection-mould fireplaces of c.1700 (probably re-used) in rear wing. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp590-1; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p213)

Listing NGR: SP4559528337


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Legacy System number: 243983

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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 590-1
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 213

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