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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: MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1125803

Location

MANOR HOUSE, CHURCH END

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 46503

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP 70 SE BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON CHURCH END (BLEDLOW) 1/23 Manor House 21.6.55

GV II*

House. circa 1670 core built for Blancks family; much extended c.1702 as dated on chimney; altered c.1800 for the Carringtons. Brick, once colourwashed, with moulded and guaged brick band course at first floor level, the N.W. front with wooden modillion eaves cornice. Hipped old tile roofs, brick chimneys with finely moulded cornices and neckings. H-plan. 2 storeys, cellars and attics. N.E. front has flanking projections with traces of blocked openings, and 3 centre bays with large early C19 sashes, raised attic storey, ground floor colonnade, and central door. Traces of original 5-bay facade with red brick window dressings. N.W. front also remodelled early C19, with 5 bays of sashes, 2 flat roofed dormers with paired barred wooden casements, and central glazed doorway with large fanlight. S.E. front is also of 5 bays with large sashes replacing cross casements, 3 pedimented dormers with paired barred wooden casements, and off-centre chimney. Irregular rear with lower roof-line and chimney of C17 part to left of centre, and 2 projections, the right partly rebuilt, the left having 2 blocked oval windows qith guaged surrounds. Interior: splendid central staircase of c.1720-30 with slender fluted column and twisted balusters, 3 to each tread, carved scrolls to string, and moulded handrail; another staircase with late C17 twisted balusters in N.W. wing; C18-early C19 panelling with raised and fielded overmantels and overdoors; early C18 stone fireplaces; one fireplace of c.1670 with bolection moulding, pulvinated frieze and cornice.

Listing NGR: SP7796402132

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National Grid Reference: SP 77964 02132

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