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The Malthouse, Garsington

Description: The Malthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246427

OS Grid Reference: SP5792502097
OS Grid Coordinates: 457925, 202097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7146, -1.1630

Location: 34 Pettiwell, Garsington, Oxfordshire OX44 9DB

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

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Listing Text

(West side)
7/39 No.22 (The Malthouse)


House and maltings. C17 and C18/19. Rubble and brick with some timber-
framing; old plain tile roofs with brick ridge stacks. Complex plan: 2-unit
house range has one-unit wings at rear, on right, and front, on left;
adjoining on right, the end of a 5-bay maltings which projects to rear. One-
storey plus attics; entrance and 3-light casement under single timber lintel
with pitch-hole over; similar arrangement on right with further 2-light
casement beyond; to left, C18/19 brick wing (probably rebuilt) has 2-course
string at eaves level, 4-light casement, and 3-light casement in gable. Roof
is continuous over all parts with hip to return on right; left-hand gable is
timber-framed with brick infill. Interior has large fireplaces, one (in front
wing) flanked by winder stair; second stair in rear wing which has no direct
connection with house. The house incorporates a timber-framed cross-wall with
raised sill, and its gable, infilled with brick, survives in the roof-space.
The former maltings retains part of the maltings floor, and has 4 trusses with
curved principals terminating at a collar below the upper purlin (probably
C17). The furthermost truss probably lowered. Rear gable of the maltings
has a dovecote. Maltsters are recorded here in 1730 and in the early C19.

Listing NGR: SP5792502097

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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