Description: Former Bakehouse and Attached Outbuilding Approximately 10 Metres North West of Manor House
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246443
OS Grid Reference: SP5820001978
OS Grid Coordinates: 458200, 201978
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7135, -1.1590
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SP 5801 GARSINGTON SOUTHEND
11/55 Former bakehouse and attached
outbuilding approx 10 metres
north-west of Manor House
Former bakehouse and attached outbuilding. Possibly C16 and early C18.
Limestone rubble with some timber lintels and ashlar dressings; old plain-tile
roof and brick stacks. L-plan. Earlier 7-bay range running north-south is of
uncertain function. East front: 2 bays to right formerly open-fronted, now
weatherboarded; low entrance to right of centre with double doors; further
plank door to left with 2 wood-frame unglazed windows over, one of 4 lights
with diamond mullions. Roof hipped to right. Rear has 2 tiers of 3 small
3-light windows, some with heavy oak frames; upper tier unglazed. Lower centre
window has concave-chamfered wood mullions, moulded internally, with old leaded
lights. Frames may be re-used. C18 bakehouse range runs east-west. 2 storey.
3-window front to south has leaded 3-light casements, flat stone arches to
ground floor and a rubble plinth. Irregular north front has ground floor
entrance and C20 steps to first floor entrance. Interior: outbuilding roof
has 6 trusses with 2 rows of clasped purlins; 5 are morticed for curved
wind-braces, one of which survives, and all tie-beams are morticed for deep
joists. South end contains large inserted stack serving adjoining bakehouse.
Bakehouse roof has 4 heavy trusses with single row of clasped purlins. Ground
floor has 2 spine beams supported on a central chamfered and moulded
Samson-post. Large fireplace at west end has C19 brick segmental arch below
a massive timber beam. Second large fireplace at east end has been mutilated.
(V.C.H. Oxfordshire, V, p.136; Buildings of England, Oxfordshire, p.612;
R. Ingram, Garsington Manor, (privately printed).)
Listing NGR: SP5820201976
Source: English Heritage
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