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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brize Norton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7677 / 51°46'3"N

Longitude: -1.5661 / 1°33'58"W

OS Eastings: 430036

OS Northings: 207762

OS Grid: SP300077

Mapcode National: GBR 5TK.0W1

Mapcode Global: VHC00.STXQ

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252110

Location: Brize Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Brize Norton

Built-Up Area: Brize Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Brize Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3007 (East side)
17/38 The Manor House
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Manor

- II

House. Early C17, with earlier right wing; late C17 and mid C19 alterations.
Uncoursed limestone rubble with dressed quoins and dressings; mid C19 masonry to
left wing. Gabled stone slate roof; large stone ashlar ridge stack with 4
moulded flues; stone ridge stack to right wing and mid C19 lateral stack to left
wing. 2-unit hall range with cross wings. 2 storeys; 5-window range includes
gable ends of wings. Timber lintel over mid C19 six-panelled door with fanlight,
set in wood architrave, to left of hall range; stone porch has late C18
segmental-arched doorway with keyblock and moulded imposts. Timber lintels over
2 sets of late C18 and horned mid C19 paired sashes on ground floor, and C20 and
one C19 two-light casements above. Gable ends of cross wings have timber lintels
over C20 casements to left and blocked windows to right; left side wall of
earlier right wing has round-arched doorway blocked in early C17. Rear: 2-storey
service range and stair turret with 2-light wood-mullioned window, and both of
similar materials. Interior: screens passage to left of ground-floor hall, which
has stop-chamfered and quartered beams and remodelled open fireplace; C17 newel
post to stairs, which have original newel treads from first floor to attic.
First floor of hall range has late C17 gallery with moulded cornice, and
chamfered and boxed beams; late C17 bolection-moulded room to right,
bolection-moulded fireplace and fleur-de-lys surviving of early C17 plaster
ceiling in central room, and mid C18 panelling and moulded cornice to left;
collar-truss roof with butt purlins and arched windbraces. Right wing has
stop-chamfered beams with flat-laid joists; roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP3003607762

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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