British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Leys Farmhouse, Swerford

Description: Leys Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 252012

OS Grid Reference: SP3782131207
OS Grid Coordinates: 437821, 231207
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9780, -1.4508

Location: Chapel Hill, Swerford, Oxfordshire OX7 4BG

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

9/196 Leys Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Probably late C17/early C18 and mid C18. Coursed squared
marlstone; Welsh-slate and Stonesfield-slate roofs with rebuilt gable stacks.
T-plan. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front has a round-arched doorway in a
lattice porch, with keyblock, leaded fanlight and a 4-panel door, below a
segmental-arched 2-light leaded casement; outer bays have 3-light casements with
flat arches and projecting keyblocks. Long 3-window rear wing is probably an
earlier 2-unit house and retains 2 old leaded casements, a plank door and on the
gable wall, a very large rounded bread-oven projection. Gable parapets have
projecting moulded kneelers. Interior: rear wing has a very large open

Listing NGR: SP3782131207

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.