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Description: Home Farmhouse
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243979
OS Grid Reference: SP4563828502
OS Grid Coordinates: 445638, 228502
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9531, -1.3373
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SP4528 DUNS TEW
9/252 Home Farmhouse
Farmhouse, formerly manor house. 1694 (or 1624) on datestone and early C18.
Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and some wooden lintels;
artificial stone-slate roof with stone-and-brick gable stacks. 3-unit plan in 2
builds. 2 storeys plus attic. Irregular front (now facing garden) has a
chamfered stone doorway in bay 2, with a label below which is inscribed
"RB/16(?)4"; above it are 2 moulded stone stair windows, and in bay one are
3-light stone-mullioned windows with labels to ground and first floors, plus a
casement to the semi-basement. Between the first-floor windows is a 3-row
dovecote. Right half of front has a second doorway flanked by 3-light casements,
and at first floor is a 2-light casement; all have wooden lintels. Steep-pitched
roof has marlstone gable parapets with projecting moulded kneelers. Left gable
wall is partly banded with marlstone, and has a 2-light stone-mullioned window
in the gable. Regular rear has 2 bays of stone-mullioned windows, including a
cellar window, and 2 bays of casements plus the present main entrance. Interior
not inspected but noted as having an open fireplace inscribed with the date
1650, and stop-chamfered beams. Formerly the manor house of the Raves family.
Datestone noted as commemorating Raves Burrows.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p213)
Listing NGR: SP4563828502
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Source: English Heritage
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