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Drayton Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7868 / 51°47'12"N

Longitude: -0.6864 / 0°41'10"W

OS Eastings: 490705

OS Northings: 210613

OS Grid: SP907106

Mapcode National: GBR F4M.TJC

Mapcode Global: VHFRW.1CZ1

Entry Name: Drayton Manor

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42646

Location: Drayton Beauchamp, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP23

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Drayton Beauchamp

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Drayton Beauchamp

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


6/76 Drayton Manor


Small country house. Built Mid C18 as Turret House, later Drayton
Lodge, extended late C18. Brick partly rendered. Slate roof,
parapet with moulded brick modillion cornice. Central block 3-storeys,
later C18 N. wing 2-storeys but same height. Central block has 3 bays of
sash windows. Central window on ground floor semicircular arched with
radiating fanlight. C20 brick porch in RH bay. N. wing has 1 recessed
linking bay, having semicircular arched window with fanlight to ground
floor; 2 bays to RH in full height bow with 2 sash windows to each floor.
N. elevation has 2 sash window in centre of each floor. S. elevation
rendered, apparently where S. wing removed. Modern conservatory to
ground floor. Interior of main block has original C18 staircase, fielded
panelled dado and turned balusters, several old fielded panelled doors.
N. wing: ground floor room has fine original marble chimneypiece with
paterae, frieze and central panel carved in relief; 2 doorcases with
fluted cornices; fluted chair-rail and frieze below cornice. 1st floor room
has white marble chimneypiece, a similar doorcase, and cornice with anthemion
and urn frieze.

Listing NGR: SP9070510613

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

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