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Description: Fox Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126517
OS Grid Reference: SP1689420744
OS Grid Coordinates: 416894, 220744
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8850, -1.7559
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5224 STATION ROAD
(formerly listed as
SP 1620 NE 3/38 25.8.60
Formerly Fox's Yard.
late C17. Excellent example of a Cotswold cottage/house. Detached to north-west
of The Manor.
2½ storeys. Rubble with stone slate roof, coped verges, ashlar and chimneys.
Mullioned windows with drips, forming strings to 1st and ground floors. L-plan.
South front: 2 gables with 2 light windows, 2 windows on 1st floor (3 light),
one original window on ground floor (4 light with king-mullion) all cavetto moulded.
North-east front: 1:1 windows, gabled attics; 2, 3 and 4 light mullion windows with
drips. Irregular single light windows towards gable ends, stair and closet lights.
Interior: ground floor south-east room has large inglenook fireplace with modern
lintel, spine beam with lozenge stops. On 1st floor, panelled screen in south-west
room; south-east room has double (former) stair doors with panelled and enriched
spandrels; Tudor arch stone corner fireplace; spine beam with enriched stops;
numerous period features.
Illustrated in "Old Cottages, Farmhouses etc" by W G Davie and E G Dawber (1905).
Listing NGR: SP1689420744
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Source: English Heritage
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