THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1052732

Date first listed: 06-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse (District Authority)

Parish: Sutton Courtenay

National Grid Reference: SU 50230 94140

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History

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Details

SUTTON COURTENAY CHURCH STREET SU5094 (West side) 7/102 The Manor House 06/08/52 (Formerly listed as No.7 (The Manor House including gatepiers and barn)) GV II*

Manor house. C12 origins. C16, with C17 alterations. Stone coursed rubble to ground floor: roughcast probably on timber-framing to first floor; cross-gable old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks, some rebuilt C20. U-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range, the right 2 bays project. Plank door to centre with overlight. Irregular fenestration mostly of C20 casements to original openings, those to first floor have floating cornices. 5 cross-gables, each with 2-light casement and richly carved bargeboards. Left return: stone coursed rubble to ground floor; close-studded timber-framing to first floor with rendered infill. 2 storeys and attic: 5-window range. Irregular fenestration of casements, with Ipswich window to first floor centre. Right return: 5-bay loggia to ground floor, having Doric columns supporting flattened arches with central pineapple pendant bosses. Ipswich windows to first floor, with Doric pilasters between and Corinthian pilasters to ends, Rear: 3-bay central range with cross-wings. Left cross-wing has flattened arches with central pineapple pendant bosses. Ipswich windows to first floor with Corinthian pilasters between supporting cornice with pulvinated frieze. Interior: late C17 dog-leg staircase with baluster balustrade, from ground floor to attic of main range. Arch-braced collar truss roof to north range. Raised base-cruck trusses to main range with cusping below collar. Cl6 four-centre arched stone fireplace to dining room. [Buildings of England: Berkshire; p236, 1975)

Listing NGR: SU5023094140

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 251418

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

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