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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Piddington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8469 / 51°50'48"N

Longitude: -1.0722 / 1°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 464010

OS Northings: 216881

OS Grid: SP640168

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZJ.5QW

Mapcode Global: VHCXC.CVJ2

Plus Code: 9C3WRWWH+P4

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 9 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408438

Location: Piddington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Piddington

Built-Up Area: Piddington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Piddington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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11/139 Manor House

- II

Farmhouse, probably incorporating parts of manor house. Late C17/early C18, with
earlier fragments, extended C19. Coursed and random limestone rubble with
squared quoins, some brick dressings and wooden lintels; brick in Flemish
garden-wall bond; old plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks. T-plan, extended.
2 storeys plus attic. 4-window front has a doorway, to left of centre, between
large 4-light casements and has a C20 French window to right: first floor has 4
short 6-pane sashes below a continuous lintel partly covered by a deep plastered
eaves cove. Masonry shows much evidence of an earlier fenestration pattern. Roof
has 4 small 2-light hipped roof dormers and has stacks to both gables and in the
centre. Left gable wall has irregular masonry with signs of a lower gable line.
Short rubble rear wing is flanked by longer C19 rubble-and-brick rear wing,
incorporating some earlier masonry, and a brick range parallel to the main
range. Interior; open fireplaces some chamfered beams; squared intersecting
beams and signs of framing at first floor; butt-purl in roof incorporating 2
cambered collars, one certainly medieval with mortices for arched braces but
possibly re-used. The house has associations with the poet John Drinkwater.
(V.C.H.: 0xfordsfiire, Vol.V, p.250).

Listing NGR: SP6401016881

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