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Description: West Hill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243297
OS Grid Reference: SP5880712784
OS Grid Coordinates: 458807, 212784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8106, -1.1484
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HORTON CUM STUDLEY HORTON
7/60 West Hill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C17, extended C18 and partly re-modelled C19. Limestone
rubble and brick with some timber framing; old plain-tile roof with brick ridge
stack, 2-unit lobby-entry plan extended to 3 units and to T-plan. One storey
plus attic and 2 storeys. Earlier bays have a central doorway between 3-light
casements, with a further doorway (now casement) to extreme right, all with
segmental arches; small leaded window above the door. Roof is half-hipped to
left and has two 3-light gabled dormers and a large rebuilt central stack. Walls
are in C19 brick, probably replacing timber framing. Added rubble bay to right
has a 3-light first-floor casement and a lower half-hipped roof. Some timber
framing with brick infill remains at rear. 2-storey brick, late C18, rear wing
has segmental-arched casements. Interior has a massive central stack with
blocked fireplaces. "I.1647.B" on an adjacent barn (not included) may be the
date of the house.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.58).
Listing NGR: SP5880712784
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Source: English Heritage
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