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The Howe, Watlington

Description: The Howe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 247673

OS Grid Reference: SU6981792275
OS Grid Coordinates: 469817, 192275
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6250, -0.9928

Location: B480, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5EZ

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

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Listing Text

SU69SE (West side)
2/201 The Howe

- II

Farmhouse, now house and flat. Late C17. Coursed knapped flint with brick
dressings; old tile roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic;
5-window range. Gauged brick flat arch over C18 six-panelled (2 glazed) door set
in heavy wood frame with overlight: early C20 porch. Similar arches over late
C19 sashes with leaded lights and 2-light leaded cross windows. Brick string
course. 3 late C19 roof dormers with leaded lights. Gabled M-shaped roof;
symmetrical end external stacks. Late C19 and early C20 extensions in similar
style to rear. Interior: chamfered and stopped beams; chamfered bressumer over
open fireplace to left. Collar-truss roof. Window in left wall of cellar has
medieval stained glass from Church of St. Leonard, Watlington.

Listing NGR: SU6981792275

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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