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Upper Park Farmhouse, Beckley and Stowood

Description: Upper Park Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246538

OS Grid Reference: SP5724311414
OS Grid Coordinates: 457243, 211414
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7985, -1.1713

Location: Beckley, Oxfordshire OX3 9TA

Locality: Beckley and Stowood
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX3 9TA

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Listing Text

2/1B Upper Park Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16/early C17, remodelled c.1700. Timber framing with
brick infill; limestone rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with
brick gable stacks, 2-unit plan, extended to L-plan. 2 storeys, and 2 storeys
plus attics. 5-window front has taller 3-window early C18 range, to left, with
enlarged C20 windows to ground and first floors and a central dormer.
Timber-framed range, to right, has brick infilling in Flemish bond with flared
headers. Gable wall, to right, rebuilt with massive brick-quoined projecting
chimney. Rear wing, to right, has brick quoins and possibly earlier squared
blocks at plinth level. C20 extension in angle of ranges. Interior: Exposed
framing with first-floor cross beam lodged on hewn brackets; heavy jowled posts
to end frame; clasped-purlin roof with queen-post truss and curved windbraces;
dog-leg stair, with heavy turned balusters, rising to attic; very wide open
fireplace; C18 fireplace; old plank doors with original ironmongery.

Listing NGR: SP5724311414

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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