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Downs House, Letcombe Bassett

Description: Downs House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250751

OS Grid Reference: SU3748385128
OS Grid Coordinates: 437483, 185128
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5638, -1.4606

Locality: Letcombe Bassett
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 9LW

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Listing Text

7/115 Downs House

House. Probably C17 and later. Late C18 and C19 Flemish bond brick to centre,
rendered over probable original timber frame to left side wing, which has club-
and plain-tile cladding to rear gable wall; to right of centre is club- and
plain-tile cladding to first floor over brick ground floor; tiled roof; brick
stacks. 2-storey to left and centre, 1 1/2-storey to right, 6-window range to
first floor. Single C20 light to left gable; 2-window range to centre of
segmental arches over late C19 horned sashes and one-light window adjoining 6-
panelled C20 door on left, which has carved consoles to flat hood and moulded
architrave of c.1900; to right are late C19 horned sashes to 3 gabled dormers
and 4 ground floor windows. Dentilled eaves to central block. Gabled roof;
ridge, end and internal stacks. Interior not inspected but likely to be of
interest. 1 1/2 storey late C19 wing built against front left wall. To rear of
central and right block is early C19 2-storey block: 7-window range of
segmental arches over C20 door to right and late C19 horned sashes; dentilled

Listing NGR: SU3748385128

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Source: English Heritage

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