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Chalford Manor Farmhouse, Aston Rowant

Description: Chalford Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249030

OS Grid Reference: SP7206101029
OS Grid Coordinates: 472061, 201029
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7034, -0.9586

Location: Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire OX9 4NH

Locality: Aston Rowant
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 4NH

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Listing Text

12/16 Chalford Manor Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Probably early C17. Stone coursed rubble plinth; red brick wtih some
flared headers in English bond to ground floor; large timber framing with brick
infill to first floor centre; tile hanging on timber framing to first floor left
and right; old plain-tile roof, cross-gabled to left; brick massive end stack to
left with truncated diagonally-set flues. 2-unit through-passage plan with
cross-wing. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. C20 ribbed door to left of
centre with porch of timber framing with brick infill and plain-tile gabled
roof. C20 round bay window to left with wood mullion and transom window having
leaded-lights. Two 3-light wood mullion and transom windows to centre. 3 wood
cross-windows to first floor centre. 3-light wood mullion and transom window to
left. 2-light wood mullion window to cross-gable at left. Raking dormer to
centre with wood mullion window of 13 lights. Interior: straight flight
staircase to left of centre; winder staircase to right end. Open fireplace with
moulded brick Tudor-arched surround to sitting room at left. Ovolo-moulded spine
beams to ground floor. Queen-post roof construction. History: possibly built by
William Hester in 161S, for his son (also William) who married Dorothy Clarke.
Partly moated site.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. VIII, 1964, p.19-20).

Listing NGR: SP7206101029

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Source: English Heritage

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