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St Marys House, Adderbury

Description: St Marys House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243800

OS Grid Reference: SP4654435195
OS Grid Coordinates: 446544, 235195
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0132, -1.3232

Location: Horn Hill Road, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3EU

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

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Listing Text

(West side)
Adderbury West
6/78 St. Mary's House

Farmhouse now house. Probably late C17/early C18, partly remodelled and probably
extended c.1830. Coursed squared marlstone with some ashlar dressings;
Stonesfield-slate and thatch roofs with brick stacks. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys
plus attic. 3 bays to right of 4-window front have a regular arrangement with
central panelled doorway, which has matching panelled reveals and a columned
ashlar doorcase, below a 12-pane sash and with 16-pane sashes in the flanking
bays. Wide bay to extreme left has earlier cross windows with wooden lintels,
themselves replacements for wider windows. Steep-pitched roof has stone gable
parapets, and has stacks to left of centre and to both gables. Hipped-roofed
single-storey bay against right gable wall has a thatched roof. Rear has further
cross windows to the 2 left bays. Interior: left unit contains a large open
fireplace, flanking spiral stair, a stop-chamfered spine beam, and C18 doors, '
shutters and cupboards; C19 section has elaborate architraves and ceiling
cornices, and contains a large stair hall with a wide stair, the balustrade of
which combines ornamental cast-iron and stick balusters below a mahogany
handrail; butt-purlin roof. Probably originally a 2-unit plan with a central
through passage.

Listing NGR: SP4654435195

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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