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Barn and Attached Outbuildings Approximately 15 Metres East of Caswell House and Caswell Farmhouse, Curbridge

Description: Barn and Attached Outbuildings Approximately 15 Metres East of Caswell House and Caswell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 252142

OS Grid Reference: SP3212208213
OS Grid Coordinates: 432122, 208213
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7717, -1.5359

Location: Caswell Lane, Curbridge, Oxfordshire OX18 3NJ

Locality: Curbridge
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 3NJ

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Listing Text

15/69 Barn and attached outbuildings
12/09/55 approx. 15m. E of Caswell
House and Caswell Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Caswell
House and Barns)


Barn. Probably C17; re-roofed late C18/early C19. Coursed limestone rubble;
gabled stone slate roof. 5-bay plan with central threshing floor. Timber lintel
over central double doors. Interior: collar-truss roof with butt purlins.
Subsidiary features: early C19 L-shaped loosebox range, of similar materials,
attached to left. Early C19 covered cart-loading bays to right: of 6 bays, with
stone piers to right side and hipped Welsh slate roof; plank loft door in barn
for unloading sheaves of corn. Long outbuilding to rear, former stables,
cowhouse and granary: mainly C17, with earlier origins; left side wall has
timber lintels over three C17 plank doors with Norfolk latches and strap hinges,
another similar door set in a chamfered stone architrave, a C17 chamfered stone
light and four C19 hit-and-miss ventilators; stone steps to granary door.
Interior: cowhouse at front has ogee-stopped chamfered beams and cobbled floor;
granary above has 4-bay through-purlin roof, with 2 collar trusses and 2 upper
crucks with arch-braced collars and saddled apex. Cowhouse behind is open to
4-bay collar-truss roof with through purlins. Similar roof in hayloft over
stables to rear, which have cobbled floor and oak manger and stalls. This
farmbuildinq is a rare and important survival.

Listing NGR: SP3212208213

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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