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Pudlicote House, Chilson

Description: Pudlicote House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252448

OS Grid Reference: SP3128920424
OS Grid Coordinates: 431289, 220424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8815, -1.5468

Location: Pudlicote Lane, Chilson, Oxfordshire OX7 3HX

Locality: Chilson
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 3HX

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Listing Text

SP32SW (South-west side)
2/8 Pudlicote House


Small country house. Circa 1808, for the Gorge family (information supplied by
occupant, April 1987). Limestone ashlar; coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings to sides and service wing. Two-span hipped slate roof. L-plan; service
wing projecting to north-east forming one side of entrance courtyard. Two
storeys. South-west (garden) front: plinth, first-floor cill band, chamfered
stone band to projecting eaves, and wrought-iron brackets supporting guttering.
Ashlar ridge stacks with set backs, 3 to front ridge and 2 to rear. 1:3:1:3:1
bays; glazing bar sashes with flush stone lintels. Full-height flat-roofed 3-bay
bows to left and right with curved windows. Central pair of small-paned glazed
doors with cast-iron radial fanlight and flanking pilaster strips with raised
and fielded panels, set in a shallow round-arched recess with impost band. Pair
of stone steps with moulded nosings. Five-bay right-hand return front. Left-hand
return front has full-height 3-bay square bay off-centre to left with plinth,
frieze, and chamfered eaves band. North-east (entrance) front: 6 bays; glazing
bar sashes with flush stone lintels. Small-paned half-glazed door with 2 beaded
flush lower panels in third bay from left, with lozenge-pattern rectangular
overlight and C20 Tuscan porch. Service wing to north-east: 2 ashlar ridge
stacks and integral end stack with set backs. South-west front of 7 bays;
glazing bar sashes (some 16-pane) with stone cills and flush stone lintels.
Six-panelled door (lower 2 beaded flush) to right with 3-part rectangular
overlight. One-storey block adjoining to left with 3-light wooden casement. Rear
of service wing with irregularly-spaced sashes, some C20 alterations. Interior
partly inspected. Mainly early C19. Full-height entrance hall with 2-flight
L-plan staircase consisting of open string with cut brackets, stick balusters (2
per tread and every eighth one cast iron) and handrail wreathed to octagonal
foot newel; balustraded landing on 2 sides of hall. Plaster cornice with egg and
dart and other enrichment. Six-panelled doors throughout with moulded
architraves. Marble fireplaces have reeded architraves with roundels at corners.

Listing NGR: SP3128920424

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Source: English Heritage

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