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Tar Wood House, South Leigh

Description: Tar Wood House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252315

OS Grid Reference: SP3978108146
OS Grid Coordinates: 439781, 208146
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7706, -1.4249

Location: B4022, South Leigh, Oxfordshire OX29 6XJ

Locality: South Leigh
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX29 6XJ

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Listing Text

7/230 Tar Wood House

- II

House. Rear range dated HD 1724; late C18/early C19 front range; remodelled and
right wing added c.1900. Squared and coursed limestone with ashlar dressings;
gabled stone slate roof: brick left end and internal stacks. Double-depth plan.
2 storeys and attic; symmetrical 3-window range. Relieving arches and timber
lintels over c.1900 half-glazed door and tripartite sashes; stone lintels over
early C19 eight-pane first-floor sashes; 3 gabled roof dormers. Right wing built
c.1900, of similar materials with sashes set in ovolo-moulded and mullioned
stone frames; right side wall has brick stack set on open pediment. Early C18
rear range of similar materials with segmental brick arches; c.1900 outshut has
porch and Art Nouveau plasterwork. Interior: c.1900 stairs, dado and fireplaces.
Early C18 collar-truss roof to rear.

Listing NGR: SP3978108146

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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