GT Manor

GT Manor abandoned Manor house in England

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Great Tew Manor was originally built around 1730, with extensions added in 1834 and 1856. Shortly after the First World War the owner died and the house was left empty until the 1960s. A further period of neglect in the 80s left most of the house uninhabitable.

This grand Oxfordshire manor was once home to a 10th Century Archbishop of Canterbury, but now contains little more than empty rooms and forgotten memories.

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GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex

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GT Manor Urbex abandoned UK

I made two visits to GT Manor a beautiful old house set in the English countryside. Although most of the house has been abandoned for some time a small part of the house had been sealed off and was being used as a home. Making an interesting explore as you can hear them moving around and listening to their television through the wall. On my first visit the owner was washing his car outside, so I had to sneak in around the back.

GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex

In 1780 and 1793 GT estate was bought by George Stratton, who had made a fortune in the East India Company. He died in March 1800 and was succeeded by his son George Frederick Stratton. The manor house had evidently fallen into disrepair, as the Strattons lived in a smaller Georgian dower house slightly to the south of it and had the manor house demolished in about 1803. In 1808 George Frederick Stratton engaged the Scots botanist and garden designer John Loudon, who laid out north and south drives in G T Park and planted ornamental trees in and around the village, which today enhance its picturesque appearance.

GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex
GT Manor Urbex

In 1815-1816 Matthew Robinson Boulton, the son of the manufacturer Matthew Boulton of Soho, Birmingham, bought GT Estate. In 1825 Boulton added a Gothic Revival library to the east end of the house, and in the middle of the 19th century the Boulton family added a large Tudor style section to the west end.GT Manor remained with the Boulton family until M.E. Boulton died without heirs in 1914.

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GT Manor Urbex
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GT Manor Urbex
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GT Manor Urbex
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GT Manor main room sofa and fire place

Had a great explore the other day at GT Manor in Oxfordshire. A fabulous old manor house in a bit of a state but looks as though the owners are doing some work on the property to hopefully bring it back to it’s former glory.

The property is partly lived in and when we got to the house had a bit of a shock to see the owner in the garden washing his car. So we had to make a little detour and come in through the back way 🙂

gt manor main room sofa and fire fisheye
gt manor main room sofa and fire fisheye

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