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Sheepcote Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5767 / 51°34'36"N

Longitude: -0.6652 / 0°39'54"W

OS Eastings: 492591

OS Northings: 187267

OS Grid: SU925872

Mapcode National: GBR F7C.0N9

Mapcode Global: VHFSV.FM5P

Entry Name: Sheepcote Manor

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44314

Location: Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, HP10

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Taplow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Dropmore

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 98 NW
3/1

TAPLOW
WOOBURN COMMON ROAD
Sheepcote Manor

II
1914 country house built for G Aird. Inscribed G A 1914. Red brick and timber-frame neo C16 style with steep old tile roofs and tall modelled brick stacks.

Two storeys, L plan. Garden front has three large jettied timber-framed gables with herringbone brick infill and oak mullioned windows. All windows leaded. Ornamental downpipes and gutter across centre at first floor level. Ground floor centre has three French windows each with brick arched heads carrying upper mullion with top lights each side. To each side a three sided brick bay with brick mullions and transomes to windows.

Entrance front has door under large jettied gable at north end, two storey range with upper floor tile-hanging to left and brick stair tower in angle to rear range, which has three hipped dormers with brick surrounds and a two and a half storey projecting end gable, tile-hung in upper floors.

Interiors: largely neo c1700, stair with heavy moulded rail and turned balusters. In a room by front door a small ceiling with crude decorative plaster, possibly original early C17.

Listing NGR: SU9259187267

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