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Vale of White Horse (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 48230 94063


DRAYTON HIGH STREET SU4894 (South side) 6/22 The Manor House 06/08/52 (Formerly listed as No.66 (The Manor House)


Manor house. Probably mid C15 main range with early C20 front, having early C18 addition to left. Ashlar stone plinth; red brick with ashlar stone dressings; old plain-tile roof, massive stone lateral stacks to rear with brick flues; brick ridge stack to right of centre. Probably originally hall house with floored hall. 2-storey, 6-window range. 6-panel doors to left and right of centre having stone surrounds and flat stone hoods on stone brackets. 2-storey angled bays to left and right, having 4-pane horned sashes, that to left has French windows to ground floor. 4-pane horned sashes to ground and first floor centre. Flat stone band between ground and first floors. Stone cornice, to base of plain brick parapet to eaves. Rear: re-faced in C20 brick. Early C18 addition to left: red brick with flared headers in Flemish bond to plinth; grey brick with red brick dressings; old plain-tile roof, brick end stack to left, 2-storey, 3-window range. Double-leaf 6-panel door to right with wood fluted Corinthian pilaster surround, on stone base, supporting segmental open pediment having bracket to tympanum. 4-pane horned sashes to ground floor with cambered rubbed-brick heads, Flat brick band between ground and first floors, 4-pane horned sashes to first floor. Coved plaster eaves, Interior: early C18 dog-leg staircase with baluster balustrade and fielded panelling to dado to right of early C18 addition. C20 staircase to right of centre of main range. Queen-post roof construction with no visible smoke-blackening. C15 stone fireplace surround of 4-centred arch with quatrefoil panels above to ground floor left of centre. Early C18 stone fireplaces with stone panelled reveals to some ground and first floor rooms. Early C18 fielded panelling to ground and first floors of early C18 addition. Partition wall between sitting room to left and hall way to left of centre of timber-framing, having C15 wood 4-centre arched doorway to right, probably part of former screens passage.

Listing NGR: SU4823094063


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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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Date: 05 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00467/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr David J Mazey. Source Historic England Archive
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