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Upper Green Farmhouse, Towersey

Description: Upper Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249143

OS Grid Reference: SP7384005075
OS Grid Coordinates: 473840, 205075
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7395, -0.9320

Location: Manor Road, Towersey, Oxfordshire OX9 3QR

Locality: Towersey
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 3QR

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Listing Text

SP7305 (North side)
8/129 No. 47 (Upper Green Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Probably early C17, with early C19 lean-to addition to right and C20
addition to right. Rendered stone plinth; timber framing with rendered infill to
centre; render to left, probably on brick; render to right on brick; oid
plain-tile roof to lean-to addition to right, thatch main roof; massive brick
ridge stack to centre, ridge stack to left of centre. 3-unit lobby-entry plan
with later alterations. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. 4-panel door to
left return of lean-to to right. Irregular fenestration of C19 wood casements
with arch-topped lights. Swept dormers. Rear: stone rubble plinth; large timber
framing with some angle braces and brick infill, some of herringbone pattern;
trick to right in English bond: bread-oven to ground floor centre of limestone
rubble, with areas of render. Interior: winder staircase from ground to first
floor, straight flight staircase from first floor to attic; double Queen-post
roof construction; open fireplaces to ground and first floor; chamfered spine
beams with decorative end stops; some C17 doors to ground and first floor; smock
hooks to ground floor right, attached to spine beam.

Listing NGR: SP7384005075

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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