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Wendlebury House Wendlebury Lodge, Wendlebury

Description: Wendlebury House Wendlebury Lodge

Grade: II
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

Location: 32 Church Lane, Wendlebury, Oxfordshire OX6 8PN

Locality: Wendlebury
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 8PN

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Listing Text

SP51NE (North side)
3/136 Wendlebury House and
26/11/51 Wendlebury Lodge
(Formerly listed as Wendlebury
- II
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
Adam-style fireplace.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.Vl, p.339; Buildings of England: 0xfordshire, p.832).

Listing NGR: SP5602319697

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

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