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Description: Barn House, Music Room and Attached Wall to Rear
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 244612
OS Grid Reference: SP3774242690
OS Grid Coordinates: 437742, 242690
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0813, -1.4506
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SHENINGTON WITH ALKERTON ALKERTON
SP 3642-3742 Barn House, Music Room and
08/12/55 attached wall to rear
(Formerly listed as Barn House
with (formerly Anderton's
Farm) including Barn and Farm
House, music room and attached wall to rear. Farmhouse now house. C16 with C17
and C20 additions, and restoration. Squared, coursed ironstone. Steeply pitched
stone slate roof. Stone coped gables with moulded kneelers. 3 stone ridge and
end stacks with blue brick shafts. 3-unit plan plus wing forming L-plan. 2
storeys plus attic. 4-window range. Entrance approximately central has a doorway
with a basket arched head and moulded jambs. Plank door, hood mould and diamond
shaped label stops. To right a 4-light stone mullioned window and to left a
5-light similar window, mostly with hood moulds and label stops, metal casements
and wrought-iron casement fasteners and springs. 2 rectangular windows
irregularly placed above and to left of entrance mark position of staircase.
First floor has a 2-light casement with wood lintel and 2- and 3-light stone
mullioned windows with similar detail to ground floor windows. Stone slated
rectangular bread oven projection on right. Left probably C16 kitchen wing has
restored 2- and 4-light stone mullioned windows. Hipped roof dormer. Rear.
Entrance to left has a doorway with a basket arched head. Ground and first
floors have 2- and 3-light wood casements or wood mullioned and transomed
windows. 4 gabled roof dormers with small casements with lead cames, crown glass
and wrought-iron casement fasteners. Interior noted as having a wide stone
fireplace with moulded jambs and similar fireplaces on first floor. Cottage
now music room. C17/C18 with C20 alterations. Squared, coursed ironstone. Red
tile-roof. Renewed stone end stack. 2-unit plan. Single storey plus attic.
Elevation to road has two 3-light wood mullioned windows with wood lintels and a
similar 2-light attic window, Wall. C17-C18. Squared, coursed ironstone with
stone coping. approximately 2 metres high.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p44)
Listing NGR: SP3774242690
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Source: English Heritage
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