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The Elms, Eynsham

Description: The Elms

Grade: II
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

Location: Oxford Road, Eynsham, Oxfordshire OX8 1BT

Locality: Eynsham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 1BT

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Listing Text

SP4309 (North side)
14/166 The Elms
12/09/55 (Formerly listed under The
Elms and barn at rear)

- II

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

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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