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Court Place, Old Marston

Description: Court Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246668

OS Grid Reference: SP5281408665
OS Grid Coordinates: 452814, 208665
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7742, -1.2359

Location: Oxford Road, Old Marston, Oxfordshire OX3 0PQ

Locality: Old Marston
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX3 0PQ

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Listing Text

SP50NW (East side)
Old Marston
4/148 No.33 (Court Place)

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Possibly early C16, enlarged late C17/early C18 and
remodelled c,1880. Coursed squared limestone rubble and uncoursed rubble;
plain-tile roof with brick stacks, T-plan, extended. 2 storeys. Entrance is in
angle, and earliest range, to right, projects to front and rear. Remains of a
moulded plinth and string on front gable wall. Front windows in both ranges have
late-Cl9 stone mullions and, at ground floor, transoms and relieving arches.
Return wall of early range has casements (including one with C17/early C18
three-light frame) and a small sash. Late C19 range, inserted to rear of
entrance wing, has stone-mullioned windows. Interior: Coffered ceiling with
elaborately-moulded oak cornices and V-shaped beams, all with run-out stops,
probably early C16; early C18 dogleg stair with heavy turned balusters. Farm
owned by Brasenose College, Oxford, since c,1500. Manorial court was held in the

Listing NGR: SP5281408665

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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