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Description: Christmas Common Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 247603
OS Grid Reference: SU7139293205
OS Grid Coordinates: 471392, 193205
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6331, -0.9699
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WATLINGTON CHRISTMAS COMMON
3/131 Christmas Common Farmhouse
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as
Christmas Farmhouse (house
20yds to NW of Fox and Hounds)
Farmhouse. Early C18. Flint rubble with brick quoins and dressings; old tile
roof; flint and brick stacks finished in brick. L-plan with rear right wing. 2
storeys and attic; 5-bay range. C18 six-panelled (2 glazed) door set in early
C18 architrave with carved brackets to segmental hood. Gauged brick flat arches
over C20 two-light casements: first-floor flat arches over similar casements and
blocked window over door. Roof dormers with C20 casements. Gabled roof;
symmetrical end stacks. Rear wing of 2 storeys; 2-window range of similar
materials with gabled roof: tile lean-to roof over brick dairy to rear.
Interior: chamfered and stopped beams, timber-frame partitions. 6-panelled doors
set in bolection-moulded architraves with pulvinated friezes. 4-panelled door
set in segmental-arched doorway to cellar. Central dog-leg with landing stairs
with wreathed handrail and turned balusters on open string: panelled dado.
Landing has moulded cornice. Winder stairs to original 3-bay roof with curved
Listing NGR: SU7139293205
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Source: English Heritage
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