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Description: Home Farmhouse
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243992
OS Grid Reference: SP4760827062
OS Grid Coordinates: 447608, 227062
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9400, -1.3089
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SP42NE MIDDLE ASTON
5/265 Home Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C17, extended C19 and altered C20. Mixed limestone and marlstone
rubble with some limestone-ashlar dressings; Cotswold-slate roof with
stone-and-brick slacks. 3-unit plan, extended. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-window
garden front, with a C19 bay to right containing a secondary doorway, has a
gabled stair projection between bays 2 and 3 containing the inserted main
dourway; projection retains a 2-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned window and
has an ornamental sundial in the gable. Flanking it at ground floor are 3-light
windows: to right with a label mould over a C20 casement; to left an unusual
3-light stone-mullioned window, the label arching over a fluted segmental
tympanum to the middle light. Windows in bay one and at first floor are C20.
Steep-pitched roof has stacks to left of bays one and 3, both with stone
plinths, and has a C20 roof dormer. Front is largely obscured by two small C19
extensions. Interior: stop-chamfered spine beam; inglenook fireplace with
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p25; R. Wood-Jones: Traditional Domestic Architecture
in the Banbury Region: 1963, p263)
Listing NGR: SP4760827062
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Source: English Heritage
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