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The Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Chenies, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6744 / 51°40'27"N

Longitude: -0.5331 / 0°31'59"W

OS Eastings: 501526

OS Northings: 198313

OS Grid: TQ015983

Mapcode National: GBR G7H.XPR

Mapcode Global: VHFSJ.Q50Q

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 22 December 1958

Last Amended: 30 July 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44799

Location: Chenies, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, WD3

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Chenies

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Chenies and Little Chalfont

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

22.12.58 The Manor House (formerly
listed as Chenies Manor


C15 west range and south range of c1530, altered C19. Brick house with old tile
roofs, an important example of the early use of brick in the county.
West range of 3 bays, right hand bay set back and 2 storey with crowstep gables is
original half with C15 smoke blackened roof; centre bay is staircase tower.
Original windows. Battlemented parapet. Left hand bay 2 storeys plus attic with
crow-step gables. Porch. West range has semi-octagonal buttresses crowned with
pinnacles. West front C19 brickwork and bay windows, part of Edward Blore
alterations for Lord Wriothesley Russell in 1830s and 1840s. Stacks with elaborate
patterned cut brick Tudor flues. Oriels and mullioned and transomed leaded
casements, some restored or replaced C19. Inside C16, C17 panelling and mid C19
South range: lodgings built by Lord Russell. Two storeys with continuous attic
called "The Armoury". Mullioned and transomed windows, four 1st floor oriels, much
restored C19. Framed and gabled centre piece in roof. To south 6 large projections
with crow-step gables incorporating numerous small chambers, privies, closets and
staircases. Each crowned by 2, 3 or 4 elaborately patterned Tudor flues. Inside
several 4 centred stone fireplaces. Much Tudor panelling remains and finely moulded
C.L. 14 and 21 Oct 1982

Listing NGR: TQ0154998316

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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