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Wretchwick Farmhouse, Ambrosden

Description: Wretchwick Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243386

OS Grid Reference: SP5982320650
OS Grid Coordinates: 459823, 220650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8812, -1.1323

Location: A41, Ambrosden, Oxfordshire OX6 0JY

Locality: Ambrosden
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 0JY

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Listing Text

(South side)

6/1 Wretchwick Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C18 and late C18/early C19. Limestone rubble with brick
dressings and some wooden lintels; old plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks.
L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic. 5-window front, originally symmetrical, has a
brick storey band and retains brick jambs to the 6-pane sashes at first floor,
except the window to extreme right which has a wider tripartite sash; at ground
floor is evidence for 4 windows, originally with brick flat arches, but there
are now 2 large tripartite sashes with wooden lintels, flanking the central C20
porch. Roof has 3 gabled roof dormers with leaded casements. Outshut against
right gable wall has a round window. Later rear wing returns from left end and
is in similar style. Interior not inspected.
(V.C H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.20).

Listing NGR: SP5982320650

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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