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Sue Ryder Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Nettlebed, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5738 / 51°34'25"N

Longitude: -0.9889 / 0°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 470166

OS Northings: 186585

OS Grid: SU701865

Mapcode National: GBR B2Y.8SM

Mapcode Global: VHDW6.TP2X

Plus Code: 9C3XH2F6+GC

Entry Name: Sue Ryder Home

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247107

Location: Nettlebed, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Nettlebed

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Nettlebed with Highmoor

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

13/86 Sue Ryder Home
- II
Country House, now nursing home, formerly known as Joyce Grove. 1908 by C.E.
Mallows for Robert Fleming. Red brick; bath stone dressings; slate roof; brick
and stone stacks. Complex plan. Jacobean style. 2 storeys and attic; 13-
window range. Studded and ribbed double door to left of centre, wooden hood
suspended from wrought iron brackets. Central blind porch with round-headed
mullion and transom windows to 3 sides. Stone cross-windows to most openings.
Stone straight-sided 2-storey bay windows with mullion and transom windows to
cross wings. Balustraded parapet to roof with shaped cross-gables. Gabled
dormers to attic. Brick stacks of several flues, mostly to ridge. Other
elevations of same style and quality. Interior: Good quality Louis XV-style
panelling to most ground floor rooms. Staircase hall has Jacobean-style
panelling with wooden ribbed ceiling with painted panels. Staircase is
straight flight with winder. Staircase hall fireplace has stone hood with
niches, supported on columns. Fireplace to main bedroom, now the Flemming
Room, stone, carved with putti holding garlands. Attached stables and garage
block. History: House built for Robert Fleming, merchant banker. Passed to
Peter Fleming, explorer and writer, husband of Celia Johnson, actress, and
brother of Ian Fleming, writer of "James Bond" novels.

Listing NGR: SU7016686585

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

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