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Yarnhill Farmhouse, Epwell

Description: Yarnhill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 244588

OS Grid Reference: SP3594341582
OS Grid Coordinates: 435943, 241582
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0714, -1.4770

Location: Epwell, Oxfordshire OX15 6JA

Locality: Epwell
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 6JA

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Listing Text

SP 3540
12/32 Yarnhill Farmhouse
Farmhouse now house. Datestone TH/1686. Alterations in C20. Squared, coursed
ironstone. Steeply pitched stone slate roof laid to diminishing courses. Stone
coped gables with moulded kneelers. Renewed brick ridge and end stacks. 3-unit
plan. 2 storeys. 5-window range. Entrance off-centre to left has a C20 door and
a moulded stone flat doorhead decorated with rosettes and swags. Ground floor
has three 3-light stone mullioned windows with opening casements. Continuous
string over windows. First floor has four 2-light stone mullioned windows with
casements and continuous string course over. Right end has 2 blocked windows.
Rear has four 2-light stone mullioned windows on both ground and first floors
with hood moulds and label stops, oval window above door. Interior. Stop
chamfered beams, inglenook fireplace and stone fireplace with 4-centred head.
Circular stairwell remains for original staircase. Original 3-unit plan
survives. Window on first floor bias a wrought-iron casement fastener with
initials TH worked in iron forming a connection with the datestone over the
front door. The initials may refer to Thomas Hawten.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p505; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p228)

Listing NGR: SP3594341582

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Source: English Heritage

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