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Westbrook House, Great Faringdon

Description: Westbrook House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 249392

OS Grid Reference: SU2862395481
OS Grid Coordinates: 428623, 195481
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6574, -1.5876

Location: A417, Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 7JW

Locality: Great Faringdon
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 7JW

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Listing Text

SU 2895

3/38 No 18 (Westbrook House)


- II

Substantial early C18 stucco faced house. Rubble stone. L plan, 2-storey and
attic with large hipped roof partly stone tiled, modern tiles to front. Large
brick ridge stack on chequered brick and stone base to front range, similar
stack on rear wing. Moulded wood dentil eaves cornice. West front: 5-window
range, angle quoins, cambered head windows to 1st floor, 4 windows, flat head to
centre and ground floor windows. Plain raised surrounds, eared architrave to
centre 1st floor, keystones to ground floor. Central heavily block-rusticated
door surround with triple keystone. South side: 6-window range to 1st floor
with outer pair blank. 3 windows to ground floor with flanking doors. Plain
raised surrounds with flat heads and keystones. One 4-light gabled dormer.
Rear rubble stone with staircase block in angle with hipped plain tile roof.
Interior: Heavy moulded handrail to stair, twisted balusters and some fielded
panelling. Said to have date 1705 on interior wall. P J Goodrich: Great
Faringdon Past and Present 1928.

Listing NGR: SU2862395481

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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