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Leys Farmhouse, Great Tew

Description: Leys Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251829

OS Grid Reference: SP3948829504
OS Grid Coordinates: 439488, 229504
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9626, -1.4267

Location: New Road, Great Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4DL

Locality: Great Tew
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4DL

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Listing Text

SP3929 (East side)
10/17 Leys Farmhouse
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as The Leys
Farmhouse and Barn)
Farmhouse. C17, altered and extended C18 and early C19. Coursed squared
marlstone rubble with ashlar dressings; thatch and Stonesfield-slate roofs with
limestone-ashlar stacks. 3-unit lobby-entry plan extended to T-plan. 2 storeys
plus attic; 4-window front has a blocked early C19 ashlar porch, to left of
centre, with an arched doorway and a quatrefoil in the gable. To left is an
early C19 stone-mullioned window of 3 lights with label, and the casement to
right also has a label; to extreme right a blocked doorway is now a window. At
first floor the 2 bays to right have 2-light casements and the outer bays have
blocked openings. Thatched roof has 3 ashlar stacks. Left gable wall has C17
mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights to 3 floors. Rear has a central stair
projection with a small window under a label, and has a c19 slated outshut
containing the present front entrance. C19 rear wing, returning from the right
end, has leaded stone-mullioned windows, a gable parapet with shaped projecting
kneelers, and an ornamental panel in the gable containing a carved rose within a
quatrefoil. Slated range to right of the train range is probably mostly C19 and
has further lattice-glazed mullioned windows. C18 single-storey kitchen projects
from side right of front and links to barn (q.v.). It has a large 3-light leaded
casement and a massive ashlar lateral stack with a brick shaft. Interior not
inspected. Early C19 alterations may be by Thomas Rickman.

Listing NGR: SP3948829504

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Source: English Heritage

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