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Merestones, Woolstone

Description: Merestones

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 250820

OS Grid Reference: SU2942587865
OS Grid Coordinates: 429425, 187865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5889, -1.5767

Location: Marsh Way, Woolstone, Oxfordshire SN7 7QL

Locality: Woolstone
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 7QL

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Listing Text

5/181 Merestones


House. c.1700, extended in mid C18 and mid C19. Chalk ashlar on sarsen base;
stone slate roof; brick stacks. U-plan with 2-unit front range. 2 storey, 3-
window range. Mid C19 trellised porch to mid C19 4-panelled door with over
light. Mid C19 sashes with margin lights have timber lintels over 1st floor,
original chalk lintel and mid C19 brick soldier arch over ground floor. Gabled
roof; fine central stack has central recessed panel and moulded detail to top;
Interior: Chalk lintel and timber lintel to original fireplaces; mid C19 dado
to central through passage and mid C19 4-panelled doors; stone flag floor to
rear left; mid C19 stairs, to rear right: dog-leg with landing, closed-string
square newels with carved detail and turned finials; original plank and
panelled doors with strap hinges at 1st and attic floor levels; the two attic
doors have timber frames with chamfered and stopped frames; original common
rafter-roof with butt purlins. To rear left is C18 stepped chalk stack (blocks
original window) adjoining brick and tile mid C19 lean-to. Mid C19 brick and
tile lean-to at rear filling in original yard. Mid C18 one-bay block to rear
right in Flemish bond brick, and uncoursed chalk rubble; tile(j Mid Cl? wing to
front right has been demolished.

Listing NGR: SU2942787868

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Source: English Heritage

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