Description: The Elms
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 252245
OS Grid Reference: SP4352309235
OS Grid Coordinates: 443523, 209235
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7801, -1.3705
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EYNSHAM OXFORD ROAD
SP4309 (North side)
14/166 The Elms
12/09/55 (Formerly listed under The
Elms and barn at rear)
House. Early C16; late C17 alterations, possibly entailing raising of eaves; mid
C19 porch and alterations. Limestone, coursed rubble with squared stone bands.
Gabled stone slate roof; stone end stacks, left one rebuilt in C20. 3-unit
through-passage plan. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Mid C19 porch and
plank door with iron fittings in second bay from left. Blocked pointed-arched
doorway and 3 early C16 two-light hollow-chamfered round-headed stone windows to
right; similar 4-light early C17 ovolo-moulded window to left, First floor has,
from left, two 2-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned windows, late C17
three-light chamfered wood-mullioned windows and C19 two-light casement.
Stair-turret projects from left gable wall: has two C16 hollow-chamfered lights
and one round-headed light. Rear; similar early C16 two-light and one 4-light
round-headed windows; chamfered arched doorway to through-passage; similar C16
square-headed window and, on first floor, late C17 chamfered wood-mullioned
windows. C18 two-window range to right of front: of similar materials, refronted
mid C19. Interior: stop-chamfered and chamfered beams throughout. Late C17
ovolo-moulded stone fireplace to left; C19 staircase; first floor has chamfered
stone lintel over fireplace to right and arched stone fireplace to left. 6-bay
collar-truss roof with tabled through-purlins. It is possible that the house is
completely late C17, and that the early C16 features have been reset.
Listing NGR: SP4352309235
Source: English Heritage
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