BRAZIERS PARK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1059531

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: BRAZIERS PARK HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: BRAZIERS PARK HOUSE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Ipsden

National Grid Reference: SU 63547 84354

Summary

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History

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Details

IPSDEN SU68SW 5/112 Braziers Park House 24/10/51 (Formerly listed as under CP of Checkendon)

GV II*

Country House. Late C17, refronted c.1799 by Daniel Harris for Isaac George Manlen, additions of c.1906 by Walter E. Mills for Valentine Fleming. Render, probably on brick; complex slate roof with lead ridges; rendered stacks. Complex plan. Gothick style. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Central ribbed door with 4-centred arched top. 2-light Y-tracery French doors to left and right. Gothick arcaded verandah to ground floor with central porch with 2-centred arch to centre with moulded stone surround and false portcullis to top. Cusped arches to left and right of centre with triangular tops. Battlemented parapet to verandah. Five 2-light Y-tracery windows with hood moulds to first floor. Central bay rises to form tower with rose window to second floor. Battlemented parapet to roof and central tower with crocketted pinnacles. Left return: 2 storeys and attic, 10-window range. Original late C17 house to centre refronted in gothick style. 2 storeys; range with bow front with 3-windows to left and right. That to left is c.1906. Interior: Gothick hall and sitting room; dining room has French gothic panelling installed c.1906. Open well staircase probably of c.1906. Reset datestone of 1688 in basement. Isaac George Manley was a Captain in the Royal Navy and became Admiral of the Red in 1837. Valentine Fleming was the son of Robert Fleming of Joyce Grove, Nettlebed and the father of Ian Fleming (author of the James Bond novels) and of Peter Fleming (explorer and author). (Buildings of England; Oxfordshire, p.663; Clarence Cross, Braziers before the Community l982).

Listing NGR: SU6354784354

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 247330

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cross, C, Braziers Before The Community, (1982)
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 663

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