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Sudbury House, Great Faringdon

Description: Sudbury House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 249437

OS Grid Reference: SU2933595626
OS Grid Coordinates: 429335, 195626
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6587, -1.5773

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

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Listing Text

SU 2995 (south side)

3/99 No 56 (Sudbury House)


- II*

Earlier C18 rubble stone house on earlier core altered c.1815-20. L-plan with
short rear west wing, 2-storey and attic with stone tiled roofs. Main range
with 2 ashlar corniced ridge stacks and one eaves stack at west side. Roof
hipped at west angle. c.1815-20 all but the eastern end was refronted and the
whole range was rendered. Eastern section 2 windows with thick glazing bars to
ground floor pair. Main section has 2 very large full-height curved bows with
curved stone tiled roofs and triple sash windows with glazing bars. Central
arched doorcase with reeded surround and fluted half-columns each side. 6-panel
door with radiating bar fanlight. Stone porch in front with Tuscan columns and
incised decoration to frieze, 6 columns, the centre pair projected with canted
sides. Modern glazing between columns. At east end of main range is early C19
1-window range with 16-pane sash windows and stone east wall chimney. Brick
east wall. West side: 2-window range, roof hipped to rear, possibly former
stair gable. 1 curved head dormer. Glazing bar sash windows above, round
arched windows below behind C20 verandah. Rear: rubble stone with 2 hipped
dormers. Range of altered cross windows to first floor, ground floor west side
masked by 2-storey c.1920 rear addition. Low 2-storey early C19 red brick range
to east side, stone tiled roof, some iron-framed casements and small wood oriel.
Interior: early C19 rooms created within older shell leaving fielded panelled
doors, moulded cornices, chamfered beams and length of fielded panelling in
upstairs room behind later wall. Full height staircase hall in centre with
stair around 3 sides. Early C19 plaster mouldings. Plank doors to attic.
Tie-beam and collar trusses. Records from 1703. Named from Samuel Sadbury,
owner c.1740.

Listing NGR: SU2933595626

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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