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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Elsfield, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7876 / 51°47'15"N

Longitude: -1.2189 / 1°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 453972

OS Northings: 210175

OS Grid: SP539101

Mapcode National: GBR 8YL.YFH

Mapcode Global: VHCXN.TBGF

Plus Code: 9C3WQQQJ+3C

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246575

ID on this website: 101285138

Location: Elsfield, South Oxfordshire, OX3

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Elsfield

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Elsfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Manor house. Early/mid C18, extended late C19. Limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings; ashlar; stone-slate roofs with stone and brick stacks. Double-depth
plan, extended. 2 storeys plus attics and basement. Original 3-window front,
with projecting full-height porch wing to right, has sashes in plain stone
architraves with keyblocks and a gabled roof dormer to left. Similar sashes in
double-gabled return wall to left. 3-window ashlar garden front, with
storeyband, has blind windows at basement level. Large late C19 range to right
of front has irregular stone-mullioned fenestration and an arched mullioned and
transomed window at the front. Interior: Fine early/mid C18 open-well stair with
ramped and wreathed handrails, open string with scrolled spandrel brackets and 3
turned balusters per tread; fireplace with eared architrave and heavily-carved
cornice; butt-purlin roof. The former home of John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir,
Governor-General of Canada.

Listing NGR: SP5397210175

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