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Highcroft House, Eynsham

Description: Highcroft House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252254

OS Grid Reference: SP4363209461
OS Grid Coordinates: 443632, 209461
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7821, -1.3689

Location: Tanners Lane, Eynsham, Oxfordshire OX8 1HJ

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

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Listing Text

SP4309 (North side)
14/173 Highcroft House

- II

House. Late C18, extended 1907 by Clough Williams Ellis. Squared and coursed
limestone with ashlar quoins and dressings; gabled and half-hipped Welsh slate
roof; brick left end and rear lateral stacks. L-plan with rear right wing. Late
Georgian style, 3 storeys; 3-window range. Stone Tuscan porch: 6-panelled door
with overlight. Keyed flat stone arches over 8-pane sashes, 6-pane sashes to
centre and early C20 tripartite sash to left of porch. Rear service wing of
similar materials has 3-light leaded casements. C20 conservatory to right.
Extension to left by Clough Williams Ellis, 1907, in Wrenaissance style.
2-storey 2-window range front and left side have leaded cross windows,
round-arched doorway and moulded cornice; hipped roof surmounted by ogee-domed
bell cupola. interior: late c18 house has dog-leg staircase with stick
balusters, panelled doors, boxed beams, and reeded stone fireplace on first
floor; chamfered beams in service wing. 1907 range has reset stained-glass
panels and line doorway with cherub's head set over shouldered architrave in
ground-floor room.

Listing NGR: SP4363209461

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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