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Rectory Farmhouse, Horspath

Description: Rectory Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 246915

OS Grid Reference: SP5734005039
OS Grid Coordinates: 457340, 205039
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7411, -1.1709

Location: Butts Road, Horspath, Oxfordshire OX33 1RH

Locality: Horspath
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1RH

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Listing Text

SP5ONE (North side)
1/148 Rectory Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17, refronted or re-windowed early C18. Coursed
squared limestone rubble with chamfered timber lintels; old plain-tile roof with
brick gable stacks. Central-stair plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 3-window front
has central door with 3-light casement to left and 2-light casement to right,
both with transoms, casements of 3,2 and 3 lights at first floor and two 3-light
dormers. All frames renewed. Stone mullioned cellar windows. Stacks each have 2
diagonal shafts. Small single-storey wing to left with hipped roof. Right gable
wall has small single-light windows with heavy frames and leaded lights. C19 two
storey brick extension at rear. Interior: Heavy timber-framed cross partitions,
chamfered beams with ogee stops; three C16 moulded stone fireplaces with
herringbone tiling; large open fireplace with chamfered bressumer; early C18
bolection-mould panelled room with matching fireplace, door and doorcase, now
relocated within house; moulded plank doors in chamfered and stopped frames;
cellar with heavy flat joists; 3-bay butt-purlin roof.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.178).

Listing NGR: SP5734005039

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Source: English Heritage

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