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Bayllols Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwell, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.601 / 51°36'3"N

Longitude: -1.2912 / 1°17'28"W

OS Eastings: 449186

OS Northings: 189366

OS Grid: SU491893

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZH.JD0

Mapcode Global: VHCYL.K1Q0

Entry Name: Bayllols Manor

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249981

Location: Harwell, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX11

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Harwell

Built-Up Area: Harwell

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/08/2012


(West side)
Bayllols Manor

(Formerly listed as Middle Farmhouse and Barn)

(Formerly listed as Kings Manor)


Manor house, now house. 3-bay range, now forming cross-wing to left, of c.1280;
hall and 4-bay cross-wing to right of c.1365; hall floored in 1589; some later
alterations. Brick plinth; tension-braced large timber-framing with roughcast
infill; old plain-tile complex roof with gabled cross-wings to left and right,
Massive brick ridge stack to left of centre and other brick stacks. Double-ended
hall house plan. Single storey and attic; 2-bay central range with 2-storey
cross-wings to left and righ. Mid C14 porch to left of centre with ogee-headed
wood archway and gabled roof having cusped bargeboards. 2-centre arched doorway
with mid C14 plank studded door. Sash door to right of centre with probably C19
open gabled porch. Irregular fenestration of 3-light C19 casements. Gabled
dormer to right of centre. Interior: crown-post roofs to cross-wings. Base-cruck
central truss to original hall, with embattled cross-beam having crown-post
above. C19 winder staircases to left and right of centre. Original 2-centre wood
arched doorways to screens passage. Moulded brackets beneath 3 beams carrying
1589 floor of hall, one bracket is dated. Massive open fireplace to dining room,
farmer hall, with wood bressumer. History: probably owned by the Bayllol (or
Baillol) family from c.1200-1350, Owned by Brounz family from c.1350 to 1437,
and then passed by descent until bought by William Waynflete, Bishop of
Winchester in 1484.
("Three Medieval Farmhouses in Harwell" by J.M. Fletcher in "Berkshire
Archaeological Journal", Vol 62, 1965-6, p45-69)

Listing NGR: SU4918689366

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