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Upper Farm Farmhouse, Harpsden

Description: Upper Farm Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 247215

OS Grid Reference: SU7327481096
OS Grid Coordinates: 473274, 181096
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5240, -0.9452

Location: Harpsden, Oxfordshire RG9 4HY

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

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Listing Text

SU 78 SW
1209-6/10000 Upper Farm Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Late C16 with C18, mid C19 and some C20 alterations and
additions. Timber frame and brick. Slated and tiled cross-pitched
and double pitched roofs with tall brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys,
attic and cellar. Original L-plan timber framed house, 3 bays to
south, 2 bays to west, appears to have been brick clad mid C19 when
2 bays were added in the angle to form a rectangular plan. Eastern
main entrance front with four windows. Central entrance of hood
supported on paired wooden brackets flanking sidelights to panelled
door. Flush framed mid C19 sashes and casement, mostly with concrete
lintels; ground floor right a large tripartite sash. Gabled C16 bay
to left has a wide external full height chimney stack with tumbled
bricks. Small window in gable to left with some timber truss exposed.
Southern garden front with 3 windows. Central French doors with
sidelights and 2 & 3-light windows, all of C20 Crittal type. 3
dormers on a tiled roof with dentil brick eaves cornice. Interior
reveals original large framing and spinebeams of heavy scantling with
carpenters marks and some chamfered stops visible. Roof trusses of
a cambered tie beam, queen struts and collar construction with clasped
purlins; some curved wall and wind braces visible. South front left
hand roof truss removed when roof line altered. Features include 2
C16 ledged doors with strap hinges (probably repositioned), some wide
floor boards and C19 fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SU7327481096

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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