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The Ridge House, Duns Tew

Description: The Ridge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243987

OS Grid Reference: SP4573228404
OS Grid Coordinates: 445732, 228404
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9523, -1.3360

Location: Middle Barton Road, Duns Tew, Oxfordshire OX6 4JL

Locality: Duns Tew
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 4JL

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Listing Text

9/260 The Ridge House

House. Early/mid C17. Coursed limestone rubble with wooden lintels; thatch roof
with brick stacks. 3-unit plan in 2 builds plus outbuilding ranges. 2 storeys
plus attic and one storey plus attic. Right half of main range is taller and has
two 3-light casements at first floor, a similar window below, plus another which
was formerly an entrance; right bay has a mutilated stone-mullioned cellar
window with moulded label. Left half of front has two 3-light casements plus the
entrance at ground floor, and has a 3-light dormer in bay one. Steep-pitched
roof has a small inset dormer in bay 3 and has stacks to right of bays one and
4. A lower range to right was formerly a 3-bay outbuilding but is now part of
the house; a further single-storey range returns to rear from left end of main
range. Interior: stop-chamfered joists and spine beams; open fireplace with
chamfered bressumer; chamber fireplace with cambered stop-chamfered bressumer;
winder stairs.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p211)

Listing NGR: SP4573228404

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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