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The Manor House Nursing Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Merton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8568 / 51°51'24"N

Longitude: -1.1614 / 1°9'41"W

OS Eastings: 457851

OS Northings: 217913

OS Grid: SP578179

Mapcode National: GBR 8XX.F6C

Mapcode Global: VHCX9.TLCF

Entry Name: The Manor House Nursing Home

Listing Date: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243345

Location: Merton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Merton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Merton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

10/103 The Manor House Nursing Home
- II
Farmhouse, now nursing home, probably incorporating parts of manor house.
Possibly C16/C17, remodelled and extended late C18/early C19. Rendered stone;
plain-tile roof with rendered brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
6-window front with moulded plinth, has tripartite sashes to both floors in bays
1, 4 and 6, and has 12-pane sashes elsewhere; panelled entrance with rectangular
overlight in bay 5 has a large C20 porch, and there is a secondary entrance
between bays 2 and 3. Roof has 3 stacks. Bays 1 and 2, which are both gabled to
rear may be the earliest. Rear has further 12-pane sashes. Interior: very large
open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Formerly a large manor house belonging,
in the C17, to the Harrington family.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.222; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.701).

Listing NGR: SP5785117913

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