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Hornbeam House and Tearoom, Great Tew

Description: Hornbeam House and Tearoom

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251870

OS Grid Reference: SP3962829247
OS Grid Coordinates: 439628, 229247
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9603, -1.4247

Location: Old Road, Great Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4AN

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

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Listing Text

SP3929 (East side)
10/59 Hornbeam House and tearoom
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as Nos.19 and
20 (Falkland Arms), together
with outbuildings)
Outbuildings and stables, now house and tearoom. C18/early C19, part possibly
late medieval, converted and extended late C20. Coursed squared marlstone, and
rubble with ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roofs with a limestone-ashlar
gable stack. L-shaped range linked to a single unit around a courtyard. West
range contains the former coachouse entrance plus a doorway and a 3-light
casement; south gable wall has a 2-light stone-mullioned window. South range,
now infilled, was formerly open fronted. C20 range on east links to a
single-unit rubble building with gable parapets and stack which was probably a
bakehouse. The entrance has an early C18 chamfered stone surround with
projecting keyblock, and there are 3 small lattice windows with chamfered
surrounds, 2 opening into the former open fireplace, that on the gable wall with
a label. This building may have an early origin. Interior: large ashlar bread
oven. Formerly outbuildings to the Falkland Arms (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP3962829247

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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