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East House, Adderbury

Description: East House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243746

OS Grid Reference: SP4803235632
OS Grid Coordinates: 448032, 235632
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0170, -1.3015

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

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Listing Text


1/24 East House
Large house. Circa 1770 for the Duke of Buccleuch's agent; probably altered and
extended early/mid C19; extended and partly subdivided into old people's flats
late C20. Marlstone ashlar; Stonesfield-slate and artificial stone-slate roofs
with ashlar stacks. L plan with subsidiary range. 2 storeys plus attic. Regular
6-window front, with plinth, sill bands and a moulded stone cornice, breaks back
slightly in the 2 bays to right and has 12-pane sashes, taller at ground floor;
arched entrance, immediately to right of the break, is sheltered by a heavy
stone canopy on Tuscan columns which is probably C19. Hipped roof has C19
triangular roof dormers. Left end wall has a large canted bay window below a
pair of 4-pane sashes with flush limestone architraves and double-stepped
keyblocks; left face of the rear wing has similar windows above a tripartite
sash, and rear wall of the wing has a tripartite sash above a further bay
window. A subsidiary rear wing returns from the right end of the main range.
Intrior: mostly C20 but drawing room is intact with a painted plaster frieze.
Single-storey C20 ranges to rear are not of special architectural interest.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p11)

Listing NGR: SP4803235632

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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