Description: Wendlebury House
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 243377
OS Grid Reference: SP5602319697
OS Grid Coordinates: 456023, 219697
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8730, -1.1876
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WENDLEBURY CHURCH LANE
SP51NE (North side)
3/136 Wendlebury House and
26/11/51 Wendlebury Lodge
(Formerly listed as Wendlebury
Manor house, now 2 houses. Early and mid C18, probably with an earlier core.
Limestone ashlar, squared coursed rubble and random rubble; plain-tile roof with
rebuilt stacks. Single range with rear additions. 2 storeys plus attic.
Symmetrical 5-window ashlar section, to left of front, breaks forward slightly
under a parapet and cornice, and has rusticated quoins, storeyband and moulded
architraves; panelled door with ornamental overlight is sheltered by a stone
canopy on Tuscan columns with corresponding pilasters; all windows have 12-pane
sashes. 6-window range to right in squared rubble has an earlier front with a
dentil cornice and storeyband; sashes have wooden lintels including one blind
window; a large window at ground floor is an early C20 alteration. Continuous
steep-pitched roof over both sections has hipped roof dormer. Rubble rear wall
is largely obscured by additions but retains, to rear of ashlar section, some
leaded casements, and to rear of rubble section some large lunettes. Interior:
mid C18 dog-leg stair with turned balusters and ramped handrails; late C18
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.Vl, p.339; Buildings of England: 0xfordshire, p.832).
Listing NGR: SP5602319697
Source: English Heritage
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