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The Old House, Sibford Ferris

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 244704

OS Grid Reference: SP3561837324
OS Grid Coordinates: 435618, 237324
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0332, -1.4822

Location: Main Street, Sibford Ferris, Oxfordshire OX15 5RE

Locality: Sibford Ferris
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 5RE

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Listing Text

(South side)
16/148 The Old House
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Orchards
(The Home Farm))
Farmhouse now house. Reputed to have been bought by Jeremiah Lamb in 1658. C18
alterations. Coursed ironstone rubble. Steeply pitched, raised thatched roof.
Brick ridge and end stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Entrance to
left has plank door, wood lintel and large hood. Entrance is flanked by 2-light
and single-light windows in wood frames. To right a 3-light metal casement and a
bow window. First floor has two 3-light and a 4-light metal casement in wood
frames. Wood lintels throughout and lead cames, wrought-iron casement fasteners
and springs. Jeremiah Lamb is said to have moved here from Little Rollright Mill
and to have been a farmer who formed a unique collection of British wildflowers.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP3562037328

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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