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Ox Byre and Attached Wall Approximately 30 Metres Souteast East of Manor Farmhouse, Witney

Description: Ox Byre and Attached Wall Approximately 30 Metres Souteast East of Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252638

OS Grid Reference: SP3624609625
OS Grid Coordinates: 436246, 209625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7841, -1.4759

Location: 28 Church Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 3LA

Locality: Witney
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX28 3LA

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Listing Text

8/84 Ox byre and attached wall
approx. 30m. SEE of Manor

Ox byre. now part of Cogges Farm Museum. C18, altered earyl/mid C19. Coursed
limestone rubble; hipped thatch roof. L-plan with rear right Fodder room. Timber
lintels over central C20 door, and over shuttered windows. Fodder room to rear
added in early C19. Interior: 7-bay C19 stalls. with stone water trough between
each pair. Feeding passage with plank partition to rear. Roof of "bundle thatch"
over cross beams. Subsidiary features: Limestone rubble wall with ashlar coping
extends approx. 7m. to right. In C18 the building had entries in the end walls.
The ox byre with its roof, consisting of bundles of faggots bound with withies,
is a rare survival.

Listing NGR: SP3625009625

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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