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New House, Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor

Description: New House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 250982

OS Grid Reference: SU3957297056
OS Grid Coordinates: 439572, 197056
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6709, -1.4292

Location: Longworth, Oxfordshire OX13 5BH

Locality: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX13 5BH

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Listing Text

3/152 New House
21/11/66 (Formerly listed as New House
(Southmoor Preparatory School)

House. c.1710. Rendered, coursed limestone rubble exposed on right side; old
tile roof; brick stacks. Double pile plan. Early Georgian style. 2 storeys and
attic; 5-bay. Keyed semi-circular arch over 6-panelled door with fanlight, set
in broken pediment with engaged Doric columns on steps. Segmental arches over
6-pane sashes with original thick glazing bars. Banded rustication to basement,
which has two C20 two-light casements. Moulded cornice. 2 gabled dormers with
early C19 sashes. Hipped roof; early C18 end stacks have two flues connected by
semi-circular arch; mid C19 internal stack. Left side wall has one similar
window. Right side wall has early C18 gabled 2-storey 3-bay projection; central
plank door with flat hood and leaded overlights flanked by segmental arches over
2-light cross windows with leaded lights; semi-circular arch over early C18
first-floor sash, flanked by flat arches over 2-light leaded casements. To rear
are segmental arches over central 6-panelled door with overlight flanked by
3-light cross windows, one with leaded lights; central 2-light cross window on
first floor flanked by early C18 sashes with original glazing bars. Interior:
partly remodelled c.1830. Two-panelled doors in moulded architraves, panelled
shutters, fine Baroque fireplace and moulded cornice in left room. Early C19
fireplace and moulded cornice in right room. Passage to central vestibule, which
has early C18 quarter-turn with landing stairs, having wreathed handrail and
turned balusters on open string. First floor has early C19 panelled shutters,
fireplaces and moulded cornices, except early C18 cornices to rear. Subsidiary
features: Early C18 one-storey brewhouse, of coursed limestone rubble with
hipped old tile roof, brick ridge stack and original open fireplace attached to
rear right.

Listing NGR: SU3957297056

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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