Description: Goosey Wick Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 251127
OS Grid Reference: SU3742293922
OS Grid Coordinates: 437422, 193922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6429, -1.4606
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1/33 Goosey Wick Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C18, mid C19 block to rear left. Roughcast walls; C20 tile
roof; brick stacks. Early C18 L-plan extended to double-depth plan in mid C19, 2
storeys; 5-window range. Early C20 gabled porch to mid C19 six-panelled door.
Mid C20 horned sashes. Gabled roof; gable end stacks. Similar early C18 two-bay
block to rear right placed at right angles to mid C19 two-storey block parallel
and to rear of front range; mid C19 casements and sashes to rear. Interior: Mid
C19 four-panelled doors, some C18 two-panelled doors. Hall has stone flag floor
and mid C19 straight-flight stairs. Cyma-moulded beam to left; full set of
chamfered and stopped beams and joists, and chamfered bressumer over fireplace
to right. Subsidiary features: One-storey, 2-bay dairy and brewhouse blocks, of
coursed limestone rubble with Welsh and stone slate roofs, extend at right
angles from right side wall; brewhouse to front has brick ridge stack and
2-light leaded casement to rear, and dairy to rear has blocked doorway and 2-bay
collar-truss roof. Goosey Wick Farm was recorded in the C15 as a dairy farm
attached to Abingdon Abbey.
(V.M. Howse, Goosey, Vol,II, 1968, pp.105-110; R.E.G. Kirk, Accounts of the
Obedientiors of Abingdon Abbey, pp.163-4).
Listing NGR: SU3742293922
Source: English Heritage
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