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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1281120
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42922
Location: Weston Turville, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
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
SP 81 SE WESTON TURVILLE WORLDS END LAND
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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