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Church Farmhouse, Oxford

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245439

OS Grid Reference: SP4963309792
OS Grid Coordinates: 449633, 209792
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7846, -1.2819

Location: First Turn, Oxford OX2 8FB

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX2 8FB

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Listing Text

Church Farmhouse
SP 4909 17/9 12.1.54.
Farmhouse. RCHM 285. C16, consisting of a North East-South West range
facing South East with a wing on North West with a later pent to it on North
East. In the West angle is a Cl9 addition. The Cl6 range is 2-storeyed
coursed rubble with a stone slate roof and 2 red brick end shafts, that
on the South West being on a moulded stone base and carried down the outside
of the house; in the South East face are 3 2-light 1st floor modem casement
windows; the ground floor has similar windows and an original stone doorway
with a 4-centred arch, moulded stop-chamfered jambs and blank shields in
the spandrels. The Cl9 addition has a Welsh slate roof and on the South
West end, a 2-storeyed 3-sided stone bay on a brick base; in its North West
face are 2 gables and modern sash windows. In the pent on the North East
are 2 unequal sized gabled dormers. Interior:- RCHM p 187 a.
Includes in the South ground floor room an original stone fireplace with
Ionic oak pilasters and an oak overmantel of 3 bays, also some early C17
panelling used as a dado. In the North East wall of the kitchen in the North
West wing some original wattle and daub filling has recently been exposed.
The 1st floor original stone fireplace has a modern wood surround and shelf.

Listing NGR: SP4963309792

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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