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Lower Grange, Drayton St Leonard

Description: Lower Grange

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248835

OS Grid Reference: SU5982395511
OS Grid Coordinates: 459823, 195511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6552, -1.1366

Location: Drayton St Leonard, Oxfordshire OX10 7AA

Locality: Drayton St Leonard
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7AA

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Listing Text

SU59NE (West side)
3/50 Lower Grange

_ II*

House. Mid C15, with C17 and C19 alterations. Rubble stone and brick mixture
plinth; large timber framing with rendered infill; old plain-tile roof; brick
end stack to left; massive stone lateral stack to rear centre. 2 storeys and
attic, 6-bay, 6-window range. C20 glazed door to C17 timber-framed gabled porch
to centre. Irregular fenestration of late C19 casements. Raking dormer of 4
lights to left of centre. Rear: plank door to left of centre. Central lateral
stone stack of uncoursed squared stone with flint garreting. 9-light wood
mullion and transom window to right. Two 4-light wood mullion and transom
windows projecting on coved wood lintels to first floor left. C19 casements
inserted in remains of 2 similar windows to first floor right. Interior: C17
open-well newel stair from ground to first floors with wooden baluster
balustrade, moulded handrail and turned acorn finials to newels. Straight flight
stairs from first floor to attic. Arch-braced collar-truss roof with 2 rows of
windbraces. Massive open fireplace to ground floor centre. Stone Tudor-arched
fireplace with moulded surround to ground floor left. Spine beams have angle

Listing NGR: SU5982395511

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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