Description: Southrop House
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 244075
OS Grid Reference: SP3566432850
OS Grid Coordinates: 435664, 232850
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9930, -1.4820
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HOOK NORTON SOUTHROP ROAD
SP3532 (West side)
12/64 Southrop House
House. C17. Wing dated P/RS/1707. Coursed, regular ironstone rubble.
Stone slate roof laid to diminishing courses. Stone copings. 3 paired stone
stacks at end and ridge. L-plan with wing projecting towards road. C17 house:
3-units and one storey plus attic. C18 wing: 2-unit and 2 storeys plus attic.
C17 house to right probably refenestrated in C18, with wooden mullioned and
transomed windows with crown glass. Two stone mullioned windows with hood
moulds and label stops survive on the ground floor elevation to the road. Main
entrance now into the left wing which has a double-gable front forming an M-
shaped roof. The three floors are lit by 4-light wooden mullioned and
transomed windows with crown glass. Rear: 3 stone mullioned windows have hood
moulds with renewed C20 stonework. C20 bay window. Interior: 2-unit plan to
original house is still discernible. Stop-chamfered beams. History: The
Treadwell family owned the house at the end of the C18. The date plaque
on the rainwater head is attributed to Richard and Sarah Parkes.
(Wood-Jones, R.B. - Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region,
1963, pp.127-128; Dickins, M. - History of Hook Norton 1928, pp139, 188).
Listing NGR: SP3566432850
Source: English Heritage
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