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Description: Foxtownsend Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 243442
OS Grid Reference: SP5001120157
OS Grid Coordinates: 450011, 220157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8777, -1.2749
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SP5020 KIRTLINGTON HEYFORD ROAD
15/57 Foxtownsend Farmhouse and
26/11/51 Foxtownsend Flat
(Formerly listed as Foxstowns
Farmhouse, now house. Early C17, altered and extended C18. Limestone rubble with
squared quoins and wooden lintels; Stonesfield-slate and Welsh-slate roofs.
L-plan with subsidiary wings. 2 storeys plus attic and storeys. 2-window front
of main range has a central doorway between tripartite sashes and has 12-pane
sashes at first floor. Right gable has a leaded attic casement. Roof has rubble
stacks to both gables. 2-window C18 service range, to right, is lower with a
slate roof and has 2-light casements. Rear wing, returning on left, is as tall
as the main range and has a deep plinth, a stone gable parapet to rear, and a
further gable facing left from which rises a large rubble stack. Interior: wide
ovolo-moulded 4-centre arched stone fireplace with rectangular surround; fine
oak dog-leg stair, rising to attics, with moulded handrail, heavy turned
balusters, and ball finials; intersecting beams.
(V.C.H.: 0xfordshire, Vol.VI, p.220).
Listing NGR: SP5001120157
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Source: English Heritage
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