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Lower Closen, Garsington

Description: Lower Closen

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246421

OS Grid Reference: SP5747402751
OS Grid Coordinates: 457474, 202751
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7205, -1.1694

Location: Oxford Road, Garsington, Oxfordshire OX44 9AE

Locality: Garsington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 9AE

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Listing Text

(East side)
7/33 No.90 (Lower Closen)

- II

House. Late C17. Limestone rubble with timber lintels; C20) plain-tile roof
and rebuilt stacks. 3-unit lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 4-
window front: imported C17 oak-panelled door with C20 oak doorcase has two
3-light casements to right and a 2-light casement to left; casements
above. Some frames are C20. No front dormers. Multiple flue central stack
and a lateral stack to right. Interior: large open fireplaces and ovolo-
chamfered-beam; timber-framed partition and a cased winder-stair rising to the
second floor. Graffito discovered in 1937 on second-floor chimney breast.
photographed and then covered up: "JohnsS/ this house was thatched 1689".

Listing NGR: SP5747402751

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Source: English Heritage

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