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Beauforest House, Newington

Description: Beauforest House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248274

OS Grid Reference: SU6086796559
OS Grid Coordinates: 460867, 196559
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6645, -1.1213

Location: A329, Newington, Oxfordshire OX10 7AG

Locality: Newington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7AG

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Listing Text

SU6096 (West side)
15/37 Beauforest House


Rectory, now house. c.1500, late C18 and c.1800. Limestone ashlar and clunch
rubble with some rendering; old plain-tile roofs with brick stacks. L-plan. 2
storeys. Symmetrical 5-window ashlar front, with storey band, cornice and
parapet has a central doorway with pilasters, a triangular pediment and a
delicate fanlight. 12-pane sashes contain much original glass. Hipped roof.
Right end is bowed with 3 sashes at each floor, the lower windows 5 panes deep.
Coursed clunch bay to rear has tripartite sashes with "C.M. CLOZIER 1774" on a
flat arch. Lower range to extreme rear is partly rubble with brick dressings and
partly early C20 brick probably replacing timber framing; there is a wooden
bellcote on the roof. A subsidiary range extends to right and timber-framed
range formerly extended to left. Interior: main rooms have delicate plaster
cornices and early C19 fireplaces. Central stair hall has an open-well stair
with ramped handrail. Ground floor of earlier rear range has intersecting
moulded beans of triangular section and broad chamfered and stopped joists,
probably of about 1500.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.716).

Listing NGR: SU6088196476

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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