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Number 168 (The Old Parsonage) and Attached Wall, Freeland

Description: Number 168 (The Old Parsonage) and Attached Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 252742

OS Grid Reference: SP4137212722
OS Grid Coordinates: 441372, 212722
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8116, -1.4013

Location: Wroslyn Road, Freeland, Oxfordshire OX8 8AQ

Locality: Freeland
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 8AQ

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Listing Text

SP41SW (West side)
10/88 No.168 (The Old Parsonage) and
12/09/73 attached wall
Parsonage, now part of Convent of St. Clare. 1869-71, by J.L. Pearson. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and bands; half-hipped plain-tile roof;
stone ashlar stack to left. Double-depth plan. Gothic Arts and Crafts style. One
storey and attic; 5-window range, with 2 asymmetrical gabled bays to left.
Studded door with wrought-iron fittings set in double-chamfered pointed-arched
archway. 3 offset buttresses to bay divisions. Tympanum arches over 2-and
3-light transomed plate-tracery windows, with quatrefoil carvings in each
spandrel; 3-light stone-mullioned window above door, and gabled half-dormer with
similar wood-mullioned and transomed window to right. Remodelled roughcast block
to right. Half-timbering and stone-mullioned and transomed windows to rear.
One-storey gallery connected to Church of St. Mary (q.v.) on left. Interior:
wood-framed dog-leg staircase. Subsidiary features: approximately 5 metres of
limestone rubble wall with pointed arched doorway runs to Old Schoolhouse (q.v.)
on right.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p607)

Listing NGR: SP4137212722

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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