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Description: Finmere House
The Tudor House
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 243603
OS Grid Reference: SP6360632835
OS Grid Coordinates: 463606, 232835
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9903, -1.0751
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FINMERE MERE ROAD
SP6232-6332 (South side)
12/11 Finmere House and The Tudor
(Formerly listed as Finmere
House, now 2 dwellings. C17 refronted 1739, the date on rainwater heads. C19 and
C20 additions to left and rear. Red brick; squared coursed limestone to sides
and rear. Steeply pitched red-tile roofs with stone coped gables. Brick end
stacks. 2 buildings. Main part on right. 2 storeys plus attic. 7-window range.
2:3:2 bays. Central entrance had 5-panelled door and pedimented stone surround.
Entrance is flanked by sashes with glazing bars and keyblock lintels. Slightly
advanced 3 bay centre has central window with semi-circular head. Pediment has a
round window. 2 gabled dormers. Brick parapet with stone coping. Squared,
coursed limestone plinth. Left part. Single stormy plus attic. Entrance to left
has 6-panelled door and pedimented stone surround. 5 sash windows to right
within the same stone surround and a small oriel window further to right. 2
gabled dormers. Brick parapet. Rear wing (now The Tudor House). Squared coursed
limestone. Steeply pitched red-tile roof. Renewed brick roof stacks. Renewed
windows and door in original openings. Intterior: C17 part noted as restored.
C18 painted deal panelling. John Pollard (d.1761) bought the house from the
James family in 1739. The Gazing Stag on the rainwater heads of 1739 is for John
Pollard, and is also on his tomb in Finmere churchyard. Interior not inspected,
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p605; VCH: 0xfordshire: Vol VII p117;
Blomfeld, J.C.: History of Finmere in History of the Present Deanery of
Bicester: 1887, p16; Photograph in N.M.R.) .
Listing NGR: SP6360632835
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