British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Manor Farmhouse, West Challow

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 251287

OS Grid Reference: SU3682488578
OS Grid Coordinates: 436824, 188578
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5949, -1.4698

Location: Silver Lane, West Challow, Oxfordshire OX12 9TN

Locality: West Challow
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 9TN

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around West Challow, Oxfordshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SU38NE (West side)
2/188 Manor Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Graffito 1725 on brick to right of door; probably C17 core to right.
Flemish bond flared brick with red brick quoins and dressings; old tile roof;
flared and red brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Centre
bay brought forward and has own parapet. Fine doorway has fluted pilasters and
carved brackets to flat hood with moulded cornice and panelled soffit;
6-panelled door with overlight. Gauged brick cambered arches with triple
keystones over sashes with half-H aprons. Red brick storey bands; parapet
panelled in red brick and is ramped to centre bay. Gabled roof dormers. Gabled
roof; end stacks. To rear right is 2-storey, one-bay block of Flemish bond
brick with gabled old tile roof, dentilled eaves, 2-storey canted bay window and
C17 timber-framed rear gable wall; similar early/mid C18 two-storey, 3-window
range block to rear. Left side wall of front range has early C18 brick wall
hiding narrow 2-storey early C18 rear block parallel to front range of similar
materials with gable end stack and 2-light leaded casements. Interior: Panelled
doors and shutters. 2-unit front range has panelled hall with quarter-turn
stairs; turned balusters on open string, carved brackets, wreathed handrail,
panelled dado with fluted pilasters. Early C17 panelling in room to right, with
early C18 alcoves flanking fireplace which has initials "RP 1604" in decorative
frieze overmantle. First-floor room to left has early C18 panelling to left with
mid C19 fireplace and grate, and room to right has ribbed doors flanking mid C19
fireplace and grate; bolection-moulded door in rear right wing. C19 back stairs
to cheese room in rear left wing. C18 winder stairs from first floor to attic,
which has early C18 plank door and bolection-moulded door. 4-bay collar-truss
roof; common rafter roof to rear left.

Listing NGR: SU3682488578

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.