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Description: Beaconsfield Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251815
OS Grid Reference: SP4066227492
OS Grid Coordinates: 440662, 227492
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9445, -1.4098
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6/1 Beaconsfield Farmhouse
Farmhouse. c.1820, possibly incorporating earlier elements. Maristone ashlar;
coursed limestone rubble with marlstone-ashlar dressings; artificial stone-slate
roofs with limestone-ashlar stacks. 2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys plus attic.
Ashlar front of 6 irregularly spaced bays has a 6 panel door, right of centre,
and has wide 20-pane sashes. A stone cornice breaks around the projecting bay
and forms the pediment which contains a round-arched attic window. Roof has
gable parapets bearing stacks and a ridge stack in line with the entrance. End
walls and rear range are in rubble. Rear has leaded segmental-arched casements,
including one of 3 lights with transoms. Interior not inspected. Beaconsfield
Farm is on the site of a Roman Villa.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire: Vol.XI, p.227).
Listing NGR: SP4066227492
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Source: English Heritage
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