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Minchincourt Farmhouse, Forest Hill with Shotover

Description: Minchincourt Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246597

OS Grid Reference: SP5859307985
OS Grid Coordinates: 458593, 207985
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7675, -1.1523

Location: Polecat End Lane, Forest Hill, Oxfordshire OX33 1EH

Locality: Forest Hill with Shotover
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1EH

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Listing Text

SP50NE (North side)
Forest Hill
5/77 Minchincourt Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17, possibly earlier, extended C18 and late C19. Limestone rubble,
partly roughcast, and some timber framing with brick infill; old plain-tile
roof. Cross-passage plan, extended. 2 storeys. Early 2-window roughcast range
has 6-panel door, to extreme left, and 2-light casements at ground and first
floors. Short C18 range of one storey plus attic, projects to right. Substantial
late-C19 range, to left, has a further end range and a gabled projection with a
canted bay. Right gable of early range has upper part in brick with exposed
rafters crossed at apex and supporting a ridge piece. Rear has timber framing
with brick infill, at first floor, and a rebuilt lateral stack. Remains of a
shallow jetty carried on cross beams suggest a possible medieval origin.
Interior: Very heavy chamfered cross beams.

Listing NGR: SP5859307985

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Source: English Heritage

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