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Sheepstead House, Brewers and Morland, Marcham

Description: Sheepstead House, Brewers and Morland

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249671

OS Grid Reference: SU4526797805
OS Grid Coordinates: 445267, 197805
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6772, -1.3467

Location: Marcham, Oxfordshire OX13 6QG

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

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Listing Text

SU49NE (West side)
6/173 Sheepstead House, Brewers and

- II

Shown on Ordnance Survey map and formerly known as Sheepstead House.
House, now 3 dwellings. Early C18: remodelled and extended for the Morland
family c.1819. Uncoursed and coursed limestone rubble; Welsh slate roofs; brick
stacks. Double-depth plan with projecting outer wings to rear. Remodelled in
Regency style. 2 storeys. 4-window range front includes an early C18 house
behind right half. Early C19 stone porch with Tuscan columns and entablature to
left of centre: 6-panelled door flanked by glazed lights. Flat stone arch over
French windows above porch which open onto balcony with wrought-iron balustrade.
Flat stone arches over early C19 six-pane sashes. Early C19 parapet; hipped
roofs, taller and steeper-pitched early C18 roof to right; lateral, internal and
ridge stacks. Left side wall has flat stone arches over early C19 sashes and 2
French windows: similar 6- and 8-pane sashes and early C19 porch to right side
wall. Interior: Sheepstead House to left has early C19 interior and panelled
doors; marble fireplaces include one with the Morland rebus to rear left;
staircase with wrought-iron balustrade. Brewers, to right, has early C18 dog-leg
staircase with barley-sugar balusters on closed string, and early C18 stone
bolection-moulded fireplace on first floor. Morland not inspected.

Listing NGR: SU4526797805

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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