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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1048640



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hatford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250932

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HATFORD CHURCH STREET SU39SW (North side) 5/102 The Manor House 10/11/52 GV II*

House. Late C17. Coursed limestone rubble, except Flemish bond brick to rear left and left side of rear wing; stone slate roof; limestone ashlar stack. L-plan. 2 storeys; 5-window range. Early C20 double-leaf doors and porch on plain limestone columns to right. Flat stone arches on ground floor, timber lintels on first floor to late C19 horned sashes. Late C18 brick parapet and rainwater goods. Hipped roof; fine ashlar ridge stack has moulded cap. To right wall are 2 early C18 sashes with thick glazing bars and three 2-light wood cross windows: the rear half of this wall has two crass gables with a gable end stack. Wall to rear left has 4-window range of blocked windows and 2 sashes: vitrified brick walling with contrasting red brick dressings: moulded gauged brick plinth, string course and dentilled cornice. Adjoining left side wall of rear wing in similar style: 5-window range of sashes, one opening mutilated by inserted door; moulded brick plinth moulded gauged brick. Floating cornices over all sashes; gabled roof, gable end stack. Interior: Original panelled shutters and 2-panelled doors. Both rooms of front block retain original panelling with moulded cornices and early C20 fireplaces. Forming the entry to the stairs are three semi-circular keyed arches with moulded imposts and panelled reveals. Dog-leg with landing stairs, turned balusters on closed stringy left side of stairs has panelled dado continued to first floor. Landing at top of stairs has moulded plaster cornice. Dog-leg with winders stair to right side of front and straight-flight stairs to rear right have turned balusters on closed string. Roof trusses obscured by lath and plaster. Throughout the house are some original moulded cornices and also the rear of panelling visible from cupboards but obscured at the front by later partitions. Subsidiary features: Late C17 brewhouse, single storey with attic remodelled in early C19, attached to gable wall of rear wing. Coursed limestone rubble and brick, early C19 brick to left side wall; stone slate roof, old tile roofing to part of right side; brick stack. Gabled roof. Interior: Stone open fireplace to rear, C18 plank door to quarter-turn stairs to loft. 5-bay roof is mostly obscured. (V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.461; V.M. Howse, Hatford: A Parish Record, 1976, pp.21-2; P.J. Goodrich, A History of Hatford, 1927, pp.13-17).

Listing NGR: SU3368994804

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 461
Goodrich, P J , A History of Hatford, (1927), 13-17
Howse, VM, Hatford A Parish Record, (1976)

National Grid Reference: SU 33689 94804


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