Description: Upper Grove Ash Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251926
OS Grid Reference: SP4145531120
OS Grid Coordinates: 441455, 231120
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9770, -1.3979
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SANDFORD ST.MARTIN B4031
SP43SW (South side)
3/116 Upper Grove Ash Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C17, altered and extended early C18. Coursed,
squared marlstone with wooden lintels; plain-tile roofs with
ashlar and blue-brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
2-window early-C18 range has a 6-panel door, to right of centre,
plus a small blocked opening above the door and 3-light casements in the outer
bays. Roof has ashlar gable stacks. Rear has ashlar gable stacks. Rear has a
central full-height stair wing with a tall leaded window, and has
a flanking outshut. Earlier range, running forward from right of
front, has 3-light casements and numerous blocked openings. Gable
wall has remains of a chamfered plinth. Low outbuilding extension projects to
right of wing. Interior: large open fireplace and winder stair in the later
wing. Grove Ash is the site of a former village.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.171).
Listing NGR: SP4145531120
Source: English Heritage
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