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Bacon's Farmhouse and Attached Stable, Finmere

Description: Bacon's Farmhouse and Attached Stable

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243609

OS Grid Reference: SP6462434377
OS Grid Coordinates: 464624, 234377
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0041, -1.0600

Location: Finmere, Oxfordshire MK18 4AT

Locality: Finmere
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: MK18 4AT

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Listing Text

SP63SW (West side)
5/17 Bacon's Farmhouse and attached

- II

Farmhouse. C17 with C18 front range. Squared coursed limestone. Steeply pitched
red-tile roofs. Brick end stacks. C18 range. 2 storeys. 4-window range. Central
entrance has front with hipped red-tile roof. Panelled/glazed door and moulded
wood frame. Ground floor has sashes with keyblock lintels and glazing bars. 4
similar first floor windows. Stone band to first floor. Earlier range to rear
has 2 gabled dormers. Stable attached to right. Squared coursed limestone.
Steeply pitched slate roof. Single storey plus loft. 2 stable entrances with
plank doors and wood lintels. Gabled loft entrance with plank door and wood
lintel. Hipped roof on right. The former Manor House or Court House taking its
name from C18 owners. In the first half of the C18 the Duke of Buckingham, Lord
of the Manor, pulled damn most of the old house and built the present farm
buildings. Purchased by Merton College Oxford in 1853 and 1858. Interior not
(VCH: Oxfordshire: 1974, p117)

Listing NGR: SP6462434377

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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