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Christmas Common Farmhouse, Watlington

Description: Christmas Common Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Hollandridge Lane, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5HL

Locality: Watlington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5HL

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Listing Text

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

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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