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Handcroft Farmhouse, Ramsden

Description: Handcroft Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 252538

OS Grid Reference: SP3580715223
OS Grid Coordinates: 435807, 215223
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8345, -1.4817

Location: Lower End, Ramsden, Oxfordshire OX7 3AU

Locality: Ramsden
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 3AU

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Listing Text

SP3515 (North-east side)
18/96 Handcroft Farmhouse
24/03/85 (Formerly listed as Handcroft
Farmhouse and barn)


Farmhouse and barn, now one house. Early C17, partly rebuilt in late C17. Late
C20 alterations to former barn. Coursed limestone rubble, with slate hung
gable-end to south-west. Stone slate roofs. Two-unit plan house at right angles
to road, with former barn adjoining to north-east. House of 2 storeys, with
later C17 north-east end of 2 storeys and attic over basement. South-east front:
rendered ridge stack off-centre to left and external stone end stack to right,
with rendered top. Dormer to right-hand part with 2-light wooden casement
(rebuilt in late C20) and slate-hung gable. Late C17 right-hand part with 2
first-floor windows and one ground-floor window, all wooden cross windows with
ogee-stopped chamfered wooden lintels. Small 2-light ovolo-moulded mullioned
wooden staircase window to left with ogee-stopped chamfered wooden lintel. Early
C17 lower 2-storey part let-back to left with first-floor 2-light wooden
casement and ground-floor boarded door to right with wooden lintel. Later
one-storey range to left with end stack, 3-light wooden casement with wooden
lintel and blocked doorway to right (see straight joints). Former barn adjoining
to porch. Interior of house: winder staircase with old plank and muntin door to
cellar. Left-hand ground-floor room with chamfered beams and large open

Listing NGR: SP3580515225

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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