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Warren Farmhouse, Holton

Description: Warren Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246647

OS Grid Reference: SP5951107280
OS Grid Coordinates: 459511, 207280
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7611, -1.1391

Location: Holton, Oxfordshire OX33 1QD

Locality: Holton
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1QD

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Listing Text

5/127 Warren Farmhouse


Farmhouse. c.1600 and c.1700, extended early/mid C18. Coursed squared limestone
rubble with some timber lintels; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 3-unit
plan, extended to L-plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 5-window front has central
door, with glazed porch, and a blocked doorway to its right. 3-light wood-framed
mullioned and transomed windows, in 2 bays to right of and above door, all have
stone flat arches. Left of door is a straight joist, then a 2-window added range
with a central flat-arched doorway (now window), irregular 2-light casements and
a 4-light casements to extreme left. Hipped roof has diagonal-shafted stacks at
left end and on ridge of early range. Right end, returning to a rear wing, has
traces of a 4-window arrangement, now mostly blocked, but containing remains of
one wood-framed cross window. Rear of wing has a leaded cross window and a
further diagonal-shafted stack. Stair tower, in angle of ranges, has a leaded
cross window and a 4-light casement with wooden diagonal mullions. An outshut at
the rear of the added range has similar wood-mullioned window, probably re-used.
Interior: Large internal stack has Tudor-arched fireplace at first floor; rear
wing has bolection-mould panelled room with heavy cornice, and a Tudor-arched
corner fireplace below a panelled overmantel with a bayleaf surround to the
central panel flanked by panels carved with fruit, flowers and acorns; room
above has bolectian-mould corner fireplace with panelled overmantel containing
contemporary oil painting; dogleg stair, with winders, rises to attics;
butt-purlin roofs with cambered collars.
(V.C.H.: 0xfordshire, Vol,V, p.170).

Listing NGR: SP5951107280

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Source: English Heritage

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