British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Fox Farmhouse, Bourton-on-the-Water

Description: Fox Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Locality: Bourton-on-the-Water
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 2AA

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(north-west side)

Fox Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Manor Gardens)
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.