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Description: Ludwell Farmhouse and Attached Barn
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252970
OS Grid Reference: SP4336122327
OS Grid Coordinates: 443361, 222327
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8978, -1.3712
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3/315 Ludwell Farmhouse and attached
(Formerly listed as Ludwell
Farmhouse and Barn attached)
Farmhouse, now house. Late C16; extended 1876. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled
stone slate roof; brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window
range. Timber lintel over mid C19 six-panelled (4 glazed) door with bracketed
flat hood. Flat stone arch over C19 one-light windows in outer bays of ground
floor; 2-light casements above these are set C16 hollow-moulded stone architrave
to left and similar mid C19 architrave to right. Other windows are late C16
two-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned and pointed arched windows. Mid C19
gabled roof dormer with pointed-arched 2-light casement. Similar late C16
two-light window and hollow-moulded pointed-arched doorway to rear. C18
two-storey rear wing. 1876 extension of left: of similar materials with brick
dressings; of 2 storeys, 4-centred arched doorway. Interior: room to left has
plank shutters with strap hinges, probably C17, quartered moulded beams,
stop-chamfered joists and moulded segmental-arched fireplace. C18 moulded
cornice and beam in room to right. First-floor room to right has late C16/early
C17 panelling. Rooms divided transversely by late C16 close-studded timber
partition. Late C16 roof, with clasped purlins, has queen-strut truss to right
and 2 collar trusses with pointed-arched windbraces to left bay. Subsidiary
features: barn to right of similar materials.
(Information from VCH; VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol IX, p267; Bodleian Library MS Top
Oxon C.502/2 far 1961 photo; National Monuments Record)
Listing NGR: SP4336122327
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Source: English Heritage
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