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Remains of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9525 / 51°57'8"N

Longitude: -1.276 / 1°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 449853

OS Northings: 228465

OS Grid: SP498284

Mapcode National: GBR 7V8.G7J

Mapcode Global: VHCWV.T6S2

Plus Code: 9C3WXP2F+XJ

Entry Name: Remains of Manor House

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422203

Location: Somerton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Somerton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP42NE (East side)
2/87 Remains of Manor House
- II

Ruin, formerly part of manor house. Early C16. Limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings. A section of wall, approx. 7m long, with quoins at each end,
containing a 4-centre-arched 2-light window with the remains of Perpendicular
tracery within a casement moulding and below a hood mould. The ends of the wall
are probably rebuilt as there are indications of a further window opening to the
south. Noted as forming part of the hall range of the manor house built by
William Fermor. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p290; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p768)

Listing NGR: SP4985328465

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