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

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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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Feb 2002
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