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Tubney House, Fyfield and Tubney

Description: Tubney House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249577

OS Grid Reference: SU4347398872
OS Grid Coordinates: 443473, 198872
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6869, -1.3725

Location: Fyfield, Oxfordshire OX13 5QH

Locality: Fyfield and Tubney
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX13 5QH

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Listing Text

13/79 Tubney House

- II

House. Early C17: remodelled and extended in early C19. Walls stuccoed as
imitation stone ashlar; hipped and gabled Welsh slate roofs; numerous brick
stacks. C17 L-plan remodelled as early C19 double-depth plan. Early C19 Gothick
Revival style. 2 storeys; 5-window range. Early C19 two-storey canted bay right
of centre has early C20 porch added to front of tall pointed-arched early C19
Gothick style panelled door, and hood moulds over Gothick windows with 2-light
casements. Gabled front of outer bay has early C17 three-light ovolo-moulded
stone-mullioned attic window and crenellated and canted early C19 two-storey bay
which has similar early C17 mullioned and transomed window over early C19
six-pane sash. 3-window range to left of entry has hood-moulds over 8-pane
sashes, and pointed-arched French windows on ground floor. Crenellated parapet
carried across front. Right side wall of 3-storey, 3-window range: label moulds
over sashes. Rear elevation: has 6-pane sashes, and gabled outer bays of which
the right bay has label moulds over 6-pane sashes and adjoins early C19
semi-circular bay with stone chamfered doorway, 2-light chamfered
stone-mullioned windows and one splayed lights. Interior: cellars have two C17
chamfered and step-to-ogee-stopped beams (partly rotten). Hall:
cinquefoil-panelled reveals to front door, and Gothick-style panelled doors.
Early C19 staircase (c.1720-30), with fine iron-twist on vase balusters, was
reset in early C19 as straight-run stair rising to balcony. Segmental-arched
entries to lobby and rooms on right. Room to right has early C19 fireplace with
Diana the Huntress carving, and a cased beam. Room to rear of this, entered
through 6-panelled door with Gothick overlight and plasterwork arch, has fine
plaster boss in ceiling. First floor has early C19 panelled doors, some with
Gothick traceried heads, early C18 (c.1720-30) fireplace and panelling to right,
and Gothick fireplace over drawing room to left. Early C19 king-post roof.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.243).

Listing NGR: SU4347398872

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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