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West Bow, Marcham

Description: West Bow

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249651

OS Grid Reference: SU4510996576
OS Grid Coordinates: 445109, 196576
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6662, -1.3492

Location: 50 A415, Marcham, Oxfordshire OX13 6NR

Locality: Marcham
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX13 6NR

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Listing Text

SU4596 (North side)
18/153 No.50 (West Bow)
09/02/66 (Formerly listed as West Bow

- II

House. Datestone 1740: remodelling of C17 house. Roughcast front to coursed
limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; symmetrical end stacks, of brick to
left and stone to right. 3-unit plan. Central 2 storeys; 3-window range. Carved
brackets to flat hood over early C19 six-panelled (2 glazed) door. C19 two-light
casement to right, and three 8-pane sashes to left of door: first-floor 3-light
leaded casements flank datestone, which reads "IHE/March ye ii/1740". Dentilled
cornice. C19 outbuilding to right, of similar materials, has C19 plank door
adjoining C19 three-light casement with one opening pane. Early C19 six-panelled
door to rear. C18 rear wing of one storey and attic, and similar materials, C17
two-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window in right side wall. Interior:
cased beams. Open fireplace to left is flanked by cupboard and fielded panelled
door to winder staircase. Winder stairs adjoin open fireplace with moulded
overmantel to right. First floor: C18 two-panelled and plank doors, chamfered
beams. Left room has C18 panelled spice cupboard and mid C18 fireplace with
moulded overmantel. Plank door to winder stairs rising to attic: 3-bay post- and
pad roof of heavy scantling with clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: SU4510996576

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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