Description: Combe House and Attached Wall
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252702
OS Grid Reference: SP4134915843
OS Grid Coordinates: 441349, 215843
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8397, -1.4012
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17/48 Combe House and attached wall
27/08/57 (Formerly listed as Combe
Rectory, now house. Early C17 to rear; mainly c.1812. Coursed limestone rubble,
with dressed stone and ashlar to front; gabled stone slate roofs, with some
Welsh slate; moulded Georgian-style end and lateral stone ashlar stacks.
Courtyard plan. Early C19 Tudor/Gothick Revival style. 2-storey, 3-window range
front. 2-light stone-mullioned and cinquefoil-headed windows with 4-pane sashes;
similar windows in 2-storey canted bay to left. Label moulds continued as string
course beneath parapet. Similar bay window and attached doorway in right gable
end. Similar windows in parapeted gable end of wing to right, which has early
C19 label moulds over 2 plank doors, and early C19 mullioned windows. Wing to
left has segmental-arched stair-windows, and early C19 label moulds over C20
windows. Crenellated parapets to side wings. Rear wing has crow-stepped gables,
an early C19 two-centred arched doorway; hood moulds over C17 five-light leaded
ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned window and similar early C19 four-light windows.
Interior: dog-leg staircase to left with stick balusters. Gothick plaster
cornices and stone fireplaces. Panelled doors. C17 chamfered beams and
collar-truss roof in rear wing. Subsidiary features: L-shaped wall attached to
rear left corner, of limestone rubble with ashlar coping, is approximately 27 x
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp552-3; National Monuments Record)
Listing NGR: SP4134915843
Source: English Heritage
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