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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7885 / 51°47'18"N

Longitude: -0.7642 / 0°45'51"W

OS Eastings: 485332

OS Northings: 210700

OS Grid: SP853107

Mapcode National: GBR D35.ZHS

Mapcode Global: VHDVC.P9VT

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42922

Location: Weston Turville, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Weston Turville

Built-Up Area: Weston Turville

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Weston Turville

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

east side
5/346 No 1, Manor Farmhouse
House. Late C15 hall altered C16 and later, now the east (kitchen) wing to an
early C19 house probably on site of solar. Red brick, slate roof with end
stacks, moulded brick eaves. 2 storeys. 3 bays of sash windows, sides 5 panes
wide. Centre 4 panes. Gauged brick flat arches. Central semicircular arched
doorway with deep reveals, 6 panelled door. Similar garden front with flat
arched door. East wing has one full height oak post to front, two to back.
Red brick infill, steep pitched slate roof, central chimney. Wide door to LH
to former cross passage, 1 bay of 3-light casements to RH, upper leaded, lower
segmental arched. C19 yellow brick stable attached to E end. Slate roof,
brick eaves with pigeon holes. Interior of east wing contains almost complete
C15 timber framed hall of 3 bays with finely moulded posts, (bases removed)
concave moulded capitals supporting moulded deep arch-braced scissors trusses.
Moulded wall plate, with traces of frieze of quatrefoil pattern removed earlier
this century. Moulded purlins, chamfered curved windbraces and chamfered rafters.
Framing for smoke louvre in western bay. Large chimney, 1st floor and ceiling
inserted C16 or C17. History: Possibly built by Sir Henry Colet (Lord Mayor of
London and father of Dean Colet of St Pauls) who bought the manor in 1483/4 (VCH
iii 109, Records of Bucks Vols XI, 1919 and XXIII, 1981).

Listing NGR: SP8533210700

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