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Old Place, Harpsden

Description: Old Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 247206

OS Grid Reference: SU7322680419
OS Grid Coordinates: 473226, 180419
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5180, -0.9460

Location: Kings Farm Lane, Harpsden, Oxfordshire RG9 4JE

Locality: Harpsden
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG9 4JE

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Listing Text

SU 78 SW
6/190 Old Place
- II
House. Probably mid C16, extended early C17 and late C17/early C18 and with large
C20 additions. Timber-framed with brick plinth and whitewashed brick hogging and
plain-tile roof with brick ridge stacks. Originally single range, then L-plan now
courtyard plan with very small centre. Single storey and attic and two storeys.
6-window range of casements with leaded lights. Central mid C16 range has timber-
framed porch and door within.2-light casement to left and similar and single-light
casement to right. A 3-light and a 2-light dormer over. Early C17 cross-wing to
left has large wood mullioned and transomed corner window to left and 2-light
casement over. Large C20 extension to right and to rear is not of special
architectural interest. Left front to garden has central timber-framed porch and
plank door within. 2-light wood mullioned and transomed window to left and the
corner window to right. Three 2-light casements over.Late C17 cross-wing to left
has large wood mullioned and transomed window (centre probably C20) with similar
2-light over and attic casement. Further casements on left end of cross-wing and
the C20 extension to rear. Interior has ceiling beams, one moulded, and dog-leg
staircase. Some original roof timbers including double queen-post truss. Formerly
known as Bottom House Farm.
(Information supplied by Henley on Thames Archaeological and Historical Group).

Listing NGR: SU7322680419

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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