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College Farmhouse and Attached Retaining Walls and Railings, Wendlebury

Description: College Farmhouse and Attached Retaining Walls and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243381

OS Grid Reference: SP5608519486
OS Grid Coordinates: 456085, 219486
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8711, -1.1868

Location: 3 St Giles Close, Wendlebury, Oxfordshire OX6 8PW

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

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Listing Text

SP51NE (East side)
3/140 College Farmhouse and attached
retaining walls and railings
Farmhouse. Early C18. Limestone rubble with wooden lintels; Stonesfield-slate
roof with brick stacks. L plan. 2 storeys. Right part of 5-window front is a
separate build and has a symmetrical 3-window arrangement with a central 4-panel
door, flanking 3-light casements, and 2-light casements above; roof has end
stacks with paired shafts. 2-window section to left is slightly later and has
2-light casements at first floor and a 3-light casement in the left gable wall.
Rear of main range has a projecting gabled stair tower. Lower wing to rear of
later section has a large sash window, 6 panes wide, and a gable stack.
Interior: large open fireplace with stop-chamfered bressumer, inglenook and
bread-oven door; some timber-framed partitions; old plank doors. Butt-purlin
roof. Attached rubble retaining wall runs across front, bordering the stream,
and is topped by C19 cast-iron railings with fleur-de-lys finials.

Listing NGR: SP5608519486

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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