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THE MANOR HOUSE

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.

Name: THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1052504

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, MANOR ROAD

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sandford St. Martin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-May-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251955

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SANDFORD ST.MARTIN MANOR ROAD SP4126 (South side) 13/144 The Manor House - II Manor house. c.1715, for Joseph Taylor, possibly with earlier elements, extended C19 and 1924. Limestone ashlar and coursed squared rubble; Stonesfield-slate roofs with ashlar stacks. Complex plan. 2 and 3 storeys. Central part of the garden front is the original ashlar 5-window entrance front in Baroque style, with 12-pane sashes at ground and first floors, storey bands and a parapet with cornice; the middle 3 bays break forward under a triangular pediment and, at second floor, have segmental-arched casements flanking a taller round-headed window which rises into the pediment under a large keyblock. Outer bays have contemporary ornamental lead rainwater heads. Set back on either side is an added 2-storey bay with sashes plus later extensions with gabled half dormers. Roofs have gable parapets. Present entrance front is C19 and C20 in multi-gabled style with stone-mullioned windows. Interior not inspected but photograph in National Monuments Record shows a stone Tudor-arched fireplace with a plaster overmantel of coat of arms within a border. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.172; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.751).

Listing NGR: SP4193926512

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 751
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 172

National Grid Reference: SP 41939 26512

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