THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1047998

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Toot Baldon

National Grid Reference: SP 56679 00796

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History

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Details

TOOT BALDON SP5600 8/176 The Manor House 18/07/63 (Formerly listed as Manor House and gatepiers)

GV II

Manor house. Early C17, extended C18. Coursed squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; old plain-tile roof with rebuilt brick stacks. 3-unit cross-passage plan. 2 storeys plus attic. Triple-gabled front has three 3-light stone-mullioned windows at each floor with intermediate single-light windows at ground and first floors, all with ovolo mouldings and labels. Most windows are probably C19. 4-centre arched entrance, to left of centre, has recessed spandrels and a label. Parapets have steep copings with a ridge roll and some simple finials. Roof has a large clustered stack to right of centre and further stacks on the end gables. Lower C18 bay to left of front has a 2-light casement. Rear wing has small 2-light stone-mullioned stair windows with a plain chamfer and no label. Rear has been much altered but retains several original ovolo-moulded windows. Right end wall and rear of right bay have leaded cross windows under stone flat arches. Interior: stop-chamfered beams. Large open fireplace with bread oven. C17 oak-panelled parlour with a shell-headed alcove, a Tudor-arched stone fireplace and a panelled overmantel with caryatids. Moulded-stone first-floor fireplaces, one a bolection surround. Butt-purlin roof. Early plank-shutters in stair tower. Remains of former cross-passage. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire: Vol.V, p.48. Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.819).

Listing NGR: SP5667900796

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 248414

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 819
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1957), 48

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