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Wychwood Lodge, Ramsden

Description: Wychwood Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 252541

OS Grid Reference: SP3534115388
OS Grid Coordinates: 435341, 215388
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8360, -1.4885

Location: High Street, 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 (South-west side)
18/99 Wychwood Lodge


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with early to mid-C17 addition; late C19 or early
C20 restoration and additions. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings.
Stone slate roof. Two-unit baffle-entry plan with projecting gabled cross-wing
to left. One storey and attic. Dressed stone ridge stack off-centre to right
with chamfered offset and 4 rendered square shafts with frieze and cornice and
square dressed stone ridge stack to left-hand cross-wing with offset, frieze and
cornice. Parapeted gables with copings and bulbous finials at apices; pair of
gabled full dormers to right flanking central full-height gabled porch. 1:1:1:1
window front; 3-light recessed cavetto-moulded mullioned stone windows with
returned hood moulds, 4-light ground-floor window to left. Ovolo-moulded
Tudor-arched doorway in porch with returned hood mould and c.1900 panelled door.
c.1900 addition set-back to left with gabled dormer and 2 stone stacks. Rear:
pair of gabled dormers and central full-light gabled stair tower; 3-light
recessed cavetto-moulded mullioned stone windows. Cross-wing projecting to
right; 4-light cavetto-moulded mullioned stone windows, with dovecote flanking
attic window in gable. Interior partially inspected: chamfered spine beams.
Central ground-floor room with lozenge-pattern stone floor and shallow
ovolo-moulded Tudor-arched open-stone fireplace. Right-hand ground-floor room
has shallow cavetto-moulded Tudor-arched open stone fireplace and introduced oak
panelling. Wave-moulded wooden architraves to doors with stops. Semi-circular
oak winder stair to rear with circular newel post and splat balusters to attic

Listing NGR: SP3528915409

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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