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Odstone Farmhouse, Ashbury

Description: Odstone Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 250639

OS Grid Reference: SU2708886171
OS Grid Coordinates: 427088, 186171
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5738, -1.6105

Location: Ashbury, Oxfordshire SN6 8NL

Locality: Ashbury
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8NL

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Listing Text

5/12 Odstone Farmhouse
10/11/52 (Formerly listed as Odstone
Farmhouse and farmbuildings )
- II

Farmhouse. c.1700. Rendered front with limestone quoins and dressings, chalk
and sarsen rubble to sides and rear; stone slate roof; brick stacks. Double
pile plan. 2-storeys with cellar and attic, 5-window range. Central C20 7-
panelled door has stone roll-moulded architrave; late C19 2-light sashes;
moulded plinth, string at floor level, moulded cornice. Late C20 two-light
casements at rear, also original 4-light window to 1st floor right. Door to
side entry has moulded architrave and flat hood with curved brackets over mid
C19 four-panelled door. Hipped roof, symmetrical end stacks and lateral stacks.
Interior: original 2-panelled and ledged doors. Staircase in central passage
gives access to cellar and side entry. Dog-leg stairs with landing; square
newels, closed-string, turned balusters of identical moulding to those at
Ashdown House c.1662. To rear is 1 storey back kitchen c.1700: Sarsen and chalk
uncoursed rubble; chalk quoins; stone slate roof; one brick gable end stack; 1
door, one window range: Interior has slate flag floor and near complete washing
and baking range, c.1700: from right to left is bakeoven, smoking box, salt
box, segmental arch over fireplace with original swing bar, steps to washing
copper lighted by gable dormer. C20 concrete block lean-to against east wall.
The farm was part of the Craven Estate, thus accounting for the use of the same
type of staircase as at Ashdown House.

Listing NGR: SU2708886171

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Source: English Heritage

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