THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052504
Date first listed:
18-May-1987
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, MANOR ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, MANOR ROAD

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Sandford St. Martin
National Grid Reference:
SP 41939 26512

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
251955
Legacy System:
LBS

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

Legal

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

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