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Church House, Swerford

Description: Church House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251995

OS Grid Reference: SP3743831170
OS Grid Coordinates: 437438, 231170
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9777, -1.4563

Location: Swerford, Oxfordshire OX7 4BA

Locality: Swerford
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4BA

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Listing Text

9/179 Church House

- II
School house and schoolroom, now house. Early C18. Coursed squared marlstone
with ashlar dressings; concrete plain-tile roofs with rendered gable stack.
L-plan house with adjoining hall. 2 storeys. Symmetrical front of house has a
central 4-panel door between 2-light casements and has a 3-light casement at
first floor, all with chamfered stone surrounds and projecting keyblocks; lower
keyblocks rise to a horizontal string. Roof has gable parapets with a stack to
right and the stump of a bellcote to left. Small single-storey hall, now part of
house, adjoins to left, breaking forward with a further chamfered doorway in its
right return wall. Front gable wall has a 3-light stone mullioned-and-transomed
window with label and lattice glazing which may be a late C19 alteration. Rear
wing of house has leaded casements. Interior: house has a stop-chamfered beam
and a large blocked fireplace.

Listing NGR: SP3743831170

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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