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Lower Idstone Farmhouse and Rose Cottage Adjoining, Ashbury

Description: Lower Idstone Farmhouse and Rose Cottage Adjoining

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 250660

OS Grid Reference: SU2555784352
OS Grid Coordinates: 425557, 184352
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5575, -1.6327

Location: Featherbed Lane, Ashbury, Oxfordshire SN6 8LQ

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

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Listing Text

8/32 Lower Idstone Farmhouse and
21/11/66 Rose Cottage adjoining
(Formerly listed as Lower
Idstone Farmhouse and cottage
attached to Lower Idstone

- II

Farmhouse. Datestone at rear: BEB 1595, rebuilt early/mid C18. Uncoursed sarsen
rubble and coursed squared chalk; brick dressings: stone slate roof, brick
stacks. Central staircase plan. 2-storey 5-window range. Brick segmental arch
with central key over mid C19 4-panellled door with late C20 flat hood;
initials IR over front door. Brick segmental arches over mid C19 horned sashes;
brick band in Flemish bond. Gabled roof; mid C18 ridge stack and one late C19
rear lateral stack. Mid C19 dairy lean-to against rear right wall. Thatched 1
1/2 storey cottage against the right gable end. Sarsen and chalk rubble,
brought to course, chalk block quoins, thatched roof. 1 1/2 storeys. 2 window
range, brick segmental arch over late C19 plank door; brick segmental arches
over early C20 two-light casements. The main block incorporates an earlier
building with chalk quoins: brick quoins seem to have been built from floor
level to eaves when the house was heightened in the mid C19.

Listing NGR: SU2555784352

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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