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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.


List entry Number: 1368593



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sunningwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 249822

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SUNNINGWELL SP4900 17/145 The Old Manor 06/08/52 (Formerly listed as No.62) GV II* House. Early C17. Timber-framed with roughcast panels, on limestone rubble plinth. First floor, framed of studs spaced up to 1.5m. apart, is jettied over ground floor, framed panels deep. Gabled old tile roof; stone left end stack, mid C19 brick and large C17 brick ridge stacks. 3-unit plan with through-passage, storeys; 4-window range. Square-headed doorway left of centre has stepped ovolo-moulded architrave with urn stops. C19 mullioned 2-, 3- and 4-light casements, and C20 window to right. Rear: similar architrave to through-passage door, and C17 three-light wood-mullioned window with leaded diamond panes: C17 dairy outshut. Rear right wing; later C17, of similar materials with C19 brick repairs: similar C17 four-light casement and C18 two-light leaded casement. Interior: C17 panelled door to early C17 panelled room with debased fluted Ionic pilasters to right: early C17 panelled room above. Central hall has quartered and stop-chamfered beams and chamfered bressumer over open fireplace with spice cupboard. Through-passage has timber-framed partitions and stepped ovolo-moulded architrave with urn stops to hall door. Room on left has stop-chamfered beam and chamfered bressumer over open fireplace. First floor has 2 timber-framed partitions with chamfered doorframes. Attic has collar-truss roof with clasped purlins and windbraces. Closed truss with some remaining wattle and daub panels divides main roof from early C17 smoke bay on left (heavily smoke-blackened). Rear wing has newel stairs to attic.

Listing NGR: SP4974700660

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National Grid Reference: SP 49747 00660


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