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Adderbury Grounds Farmhouse and Attached Barn Range, Adderbury

Description: Adderbury Grounds Farmhouse and Attached Barn Range

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243723

OS Grid Reference: SP4738333694
OS Grid Coordinates: 447383, 233694
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9997, -1.3112

Location: Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3HQ

Locality: Adderbury
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 3HQ

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Listing Text

3/1 Adderbury Grounds Farmhouse
and attached barn range

Farmhouse and farmbuildings. Early C18, possibly partly earlier, altered and
barns added mid C18. Coursed squared marl stone with some ashlar and brick
dressings and some wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile, Welsh-slate and some
Stonesfield-slate roofs with rebuilt brick gable stacks. Central-stair plan with
2 rear wings. 2 storeys plus attic and 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front,
with wooden lintels and a toothed brick eaves course, has 4-pane C19 sashes and
a central door with ornamental C18 overlight. Steep-pitched roof has 3 hipped
roof dormers and gable parapets with projecting moulded kneelers, Cellar has a
stone-mullioned window with label. 2 adjacent lower rear wings may be earlier,
and they have stone-mullioned windows with labels, all except one altered to
take casements. A third wing, added c.1910 in similar style, provides a further
parapetted gable. To left of the house, a short late-C18/early-C19 stable range
in stone and Welsh slate links to a long mid-C18 range at right angles,
consisting of a stable bay, projecting to rear, and two 5-bay barns. Stable has
a gable matching and in line with those at rear of house; barns have toothed
brick eaves courses and opposed full-height central doors with irregular brick
quoins. Steep-pitched roofs of concrete plain tiles and corrugated asbestos have
gable parapets with projecting kneelers. Interiors: house has chamfered beams,
and an oak stair of c.1800 with stick balusters and a turned newel. Upper barn
is brick lined and has a through-purlin roof; lower barn (probably slightly
later) has a butt-purlin roof complete with rafters jointed to the upper purlins
and at the apex, and has brick-lined walls with ashlar at low level,

Listing NGR: SP4738333694

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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