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Description: Hill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 135215
OS Grid Reference: SO9588931350
OS Grid Coordinates: 395889, 231350
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9806, -2.0613
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SO 93 SE OXENTON OXENTON VILLAGE
5/120 Hill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16, C17 and C18. Coursed squared and dressed
limestone to the ground floor, C19 brick to the first floor,
(probably formerly timber framed); square-panelled timber framing
with brick infill on a limestone plinth, large C20 concrete tile
roofing; C19 and C20 stacks. Rectangular early range running
north-south with later extension to the south gable end; Cl7 range
at right angles to the latter with gable end to the road; C18
extension at right angles rear right. Early range 2-storeys; C17
and C18 ranges 16 storeys. West front of early range with one
two-light casement and one 3-light casement to the ground floor;
two 2-light casements to the first floor. Two C20 skylights.
Single-light, 2-light casement to the ground floor of the
extension. Single C20 skylights. All casements C20. No
windows to gable end of C17 range. Two-light window with
horizontal glazing bars to the left-hand return; unglazed window
above with guard bars and shutters above; similar window to the
right-hand return; single-light and C19 two-light casement to the
ground floor; 2-light C20 roof dormer. Large projecting stack to
the early range; smaller projecting gable-end stack to the same
range; axial stack.
Interior: intersecting beams with stepped stops and square-
panelled timber-framed partition and open fireplace with bressumer
to the early range. Open fireplace with bressumer and two bread
ovens in the adjoining range. C17 built-in cupboard with early
hinges in an upstairs room. C18 range to rear contains cider
press with rotating yolk; two queen post roof trusses to the same
Listing NGR: SO9588731350
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