Building record 0210401000 - DORNEY COURT

Summary

Late fifteenth century timber-framed manor house known as Dorney Court, with later alterations and extensions.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (I) 1124439: DORNEY COURT

Map

Type and Period (4)

  • (Former Type) MANOR HOUSE (15th Century to 19th Century - 1400 AD to 1899 AD)
  • HALL HOUSE (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)
  • COUNTRY HOUSE (15th Century to Modern - 1400 AD to 1999 AD)

Description

FIRST REF TO MANOR HOUSE 1514 (B2).
(ACCOUNT OF HOUSE C.1670, WHERE 1ST PINEAPPLE GROWN IN ENGLAND). C.1712 HOUSE CONSISTED OF 2 LARGE QUADRANGLES & E TOWER (B3).
BUILT C.1500. TIMBER FRAME & BRICK INFILL. 2 STOREYS, 5 BAYS, GABLED & BARGE BOARDED. ORIGINAL C15 HALL WITH SCREENS & DIAS & PANELLING (B4-6).
Grade I. Circa 1500, altered. Timber-framed with red brick infill; old tile roof. East (entrance) front essentially symmetrical. Two storeys; 5 bays, all gabled and barge-boarded, the centre one an open porch with 4-centred arch and oriel window above. First floor of left-hand gable oversails. Bold star-shaped chimneys. Interior with original C15 hall with fine roof with arched braces, big fireplace with tracery and linenfold panelling from Faversham Abbey, Kent. RCHM I, p.129; CL, LVI, pp.136, 176 and 727 (B5).

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC15263 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 P260; 3 PP221-224.
  • <2>SBC14478 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP845-846.
  • <3>SBC8123 Bibliographic reference: MAIDENHEAD & TAPLOW FIELD CLUB ANNUAL REPORT 8 (18 90-91) P22.
  • <4>SBC12767 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 PP129-131.
  • <5>SBC4001 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1985. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: DISTRICT OF SOUTH BUCKS. p123.
  • <6>SBC11151 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 97 NW 05 (FILED) & SUBSEQUENT OS FIELD INVESTIGATION.
  • <7>SBC5499 Map: G E SCRIMGEOUR FROM OS 1960 SIX INCH MAP.

Location

Grid reference SU 92520 79020 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish DORNEY, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Eton College Rowing Course Project (EBC16357)

Record last edited

Jan 17 2012 4:32PM

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