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Burwell Farmhouse, Witney

Description: Burwell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 252146

OS Grid Reference: SP3435809020
OS Grid Coordinates: 434358, 209020
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7788, -1.5034

Location: 319 Thorney Leys, Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 5NT

Locality: Witney
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX28 5NT

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Listing Text

SP30NW (East side)
6/72 No.319 (Burwell Farmhouse)
07/01/74 (Formerly listed as Burwell


Farmhouse, now house. Late C17, refronted c.1800; early C17 wing to right.
Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and roll-moulded quoins; gabled
concrete tile roof; symmetrical end stacks, of limestone ashlar finished in late
C19 brick. Central-staircase plan. 2 storeys and attic; symmetrical 5-window
range. Bracketed flat stone hood over early C19 six-panelled door set in beaded
stone architrave. 6-pane sashes set in plain ashlar surrounds. Ashlar storey
band and cyma-moulded cornice; 2 gabled roof dormers. 6-pane sashes to rear, and
outshut to rear right. Early C17 wing to right, re-roofed in early C19;
2-storey, 4-window range to right side with 3-light chamfered and ovolo-moulded
stone-mullioned windows; plank door in central mid C19 outshut; similar
mullioned windows to rear, and early C19 sash to front; stone slate roof, hipped
c.1800, interior: front range has remodelled dog-leg stairs; room to right has
ovolo- and cyma-moulded beam and open fireplace with chamfered bressumer; 3-bay
butt-purlin roof. Range to right has deeply-chamfered beams; roof not inspected.
Stone-flag floors throughout.

Listing NGR: SP3435809020

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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