Wardington Manor

Wardington Manor lies between Lower and Upper Wardington in Oxfordshire. The house dates from the middle of the 16th century or possibly earlier. The house was remodelled in 1665 and twice early in the 20th century.

Wardington Manor, 2015

From 1917, Wardington Manor was the seat of John Pease, 1st Baron Wardington,[1] and later Christopher Pease, 2nd Baron Wardington (1924-2005),[2] and his wife Audrey White (1927–2014).

On April 16th 2004, the house was severely damaged by fire, mostly affecting the roof[3] [4] but has since been restored. It is a Grade II* listed building.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1974, p. 823.
  2. ^ Obituary https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/6641389.lord-wardington/
  3. ^ "Inquiries into manor fire go on". April 17, 2004 – via news.bbc.co.uk.
  4. ^ "Wardington Manor Gardens". www.users.globalnet.co.uk.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Wardington Manor  (Grade II*) (1228757)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

Coordinates: 52°06′38″N 1°16′51″W / 52.110691°N 1.280926°W / 52.110691; -1.280926