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Northfield Farmhouse, Gosford and Water Eaton

Description: Northfield Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243271

OS Grid Reference: SP5163513230
OS Grid Coordinates: 451635, 213230
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8153, -1.2523

Location: Gosford, Oxfordshire OX5 2PU

Locality: Gosford and Water Eaton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX5 2PU

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Listing Text

6/34 Northfield Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Mid C18. Coursed limestone rubble with some squared dressings;
concrete plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks. Double-depth plan with rear
wing. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-window front has, to right of centre, a doorway
with a rectangular ornamental overlight below a flat canopy on shaped brackets,
and has a 12-pane sash above; outer bays have renewed tripartite sashes. All
openings have stone flat arches. Small early C19 addition to right has a canted
bay window in its end wall. Double-span main roof has gable parapets with
projecting kneelers. One stack retains a brick dentil cap. Sides and rear have
casements with heavy wooden lintels, some chamfered. Lower rear wing, returning
on left, has a gabled half dormer and a loft door with external brick steps.
Interior: fielded panelled doors and H-L hinges; open-string stair with ramped
handrail and turned newels. Formerly part of the Water Eaton Estate.

Listing NGR: SP5163513230

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Source: English Heritage

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