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Bishop's Manor Farmhouse, Harwell

Description: Bishop's Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250002

OS Grid Reference: SU4939689522
OS Grid Coordinates: 449396, 189522
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6024, -1.2882

Location: Townsend, Harwell, Oxfordshire OX11 0DX

Locality: Harwell
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX11 0DX

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Listing Text

SU4989 (East side)
25/10/51 Bishop's Manor Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably mid C17. Roughcast, probably on timber-framing; old
plain-tile cross-gabled roof; massive lateral stack to right of coursed stone
rubble with brick dressings and 2 diagonally-set brick flues, brick ridge Stack
to left return 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range at right-angles to street.
6-panel door to centre with flat hood on brackets 3-light casements to ground
floor left and first floor left and centre curved roughcast eaves 2
cross-gables with banded fish-scale tile-hanging. Left return, to street:
3-light casements to ground floor left and right with gabled hoods on brackets,
2 jettied, cross-gables to attic on carved brackets with moulded bressumer.
False close-studded timber-framing to cross-gables. Rear; C18 wide sash-door to
centre. Irregular fenestration of casements. Double Queen-post roof truss to
gable end to right. Interior: noted as having massive chamfered spine beans with
ogee end stops,

Listing NGR: SU4939689522

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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