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Top Farmhouse, Shenington with Alkerton

Description: Top Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 244623

OS Grid Reference: SP3708942775
OS Grid Coordinates: 437089, 242775
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0821, -1.4602

Location: Rattlecombe Road, Shenington, Oxfordshire OX15 6NE

Locality: Shenington with Alkerton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 6NE

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Listing Text

SP 3642-3742
(North side)
7/67 Top Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Possibly originally 2 dwellings. 3 builds. Late C17 with
later alterations following fire c.1721 and C19 additions. Squared coursed
ironstone rubble. Steeply pitched stone slate roof with Welsh slate and C20-tile
to rear. Stone coped gables with moulded kneelers. Renewed blue brick shafts on
chamfered stone bases to ridge and end stacks. Long rectangular plan of 6-units
plus further C19 part of 2-units on left. Main part. Entrance to left has a
4-panelled door with wood lintel and is flanked by 3-light wood casements with
wood lintels. 2- and 3-light casements to right have wood lintels. First floor
has six 2-light wood casements with wood lintels, 2 gabled roof dormer with
2-light wood casements, stone slate roofs and sides. C19 part. Coursed squared
ironstone rubble. Slate roof. Single storey plus attic. Wood casements and 2
half-dormers. interior has stop-chamfered beams and inglenook fireplace with
chamfered bressumer. Butt purlin roof.

Listing NGR: SP3708942775

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Source: English Heritage

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