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Crown Farmhouse, Ascott-under-Wychwood

Description: Crown Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251725

OS Grid Reference: SP3007018596
OS Grid Coordinates: 430070, 218596
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8651, -1.5647

Location: 13 The Green, Ascott-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire OX7 6AB

Locality: Ascott-under-Wychwood
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6AB

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Listing Text

SP 31 NW
4/14 No 13 (Crown Farmhouse)
Farmhouse. Mid-Cl7 remodelled mid-C19. Rubble with stone slate and imitation stone
slate roofs, the north-east wing at a steeper pitch; 2 brick chimneys to front wing.
L-plan: the north-east wing is C17, the south range was added mid-C19.
North-east wing: lobby entry from east. Two storeys, 2 windows, the ground floor
ones hollow chamfered in rebated surrounds, to left with central king mullion and
drip. Large central stack with 3 flues separated by narrow arched slits, doorway to
right. Interior: large inglenook in right-hand room; on first floor to south room a
good Tudor arch fireplace with urn stops, doorway with ovolo-moulded frame with
raised diamond stops; decorative stops also to first floor cross beams; first floor
north room has a black letter inscription on gable wall. This building is linked to
the roadside range by a short block which has a scroll bracketed open pediment porch
to principal doorway.
The south range is gabled to left-hand side (facing road) and has a long outbuilding
range to right. 1:2 windows, timber lintels to C20 2- and 3-light cross-mullion
casements at slightly irregular heights. Doorway to right with open stone pediment
on large scroll brackets, ledged door: this gives into a passage with end arch. The
right-hand (west) blockk has various openings to north and stone steps to granary
also to north; otherwise rather plain to road.

Listing NGR: SP3007018596

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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