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Bourton Grange, Bourton

Description: Bourton Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250669

OS Grid Reference: SU2293487334
OS Grid Coordinates: 422934, 187334
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5844, -1.6704

Location: Bourton, Oxfordshire SN6 8HU

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

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Listing Text

4/40 Bourton Grange


House, now office. Datestone on finial: JT (for John Tucker) 1847. Limestone
ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Double-depth plan (4x2) with central staircase.
2-storey and attic, 4-window range. 3:1 facade with bay recessed, built flush
with service range. Steps to 6-panelled door, under 4-centered arch with hood
mould and ballflower terminals over; door flanked by 2 rectangular bays, with
blind panel strips and lunettes to surround. 4-light moulded mullioned and
transomed windows; ballflower terminals to hood moulds; original rainwater
goods. Facade surmounted by 3 Dutch gables with moulded kneelers and round
window; ridge stacks. Interior: Original panelled doors and straight-flight
open-string stair with moulded balusters; service range to right of facade:
limestone ashlar, 3-window range, with flat roof. In front of house is late C20
iron rail connected by stone circular piers with ball finials. John Turner, the
builder of Bourton Grange, also built the 6 almshouses near Pinewood and
contributed towards the rebuilding of the school. The Tucker family were
responsible for the building of much of Bourton in the 1840s & 1850s, including
Pinewood, the Church of St. James and the Baptist chapel. (Kelly's
Directory, 1897).

Listing NGR: SU2293487334

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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