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Cowyards Cottage The Cowyards, Blenheim

Description: Cowyards Cottage The Cowyards

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253017

OS Grid Reference: SP4522916028
OS Grid Coordinates: 445229, 216028
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8410, -1.3449

Location: Blenheim, Oxfordshire OX20 1QR

Locality: Blenheim
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1QR

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Listing Text

3/31 The Cowyards and Cowyards
- II
Farmbuildings. c.1860. Squared and coursed limestone; gabled Welsh slate roofs,
with ball finials to stone-coped gables of central range. U-plan, with central
range dividing enclosure into 2 foldyards open to front. Yard to right: range on
right side has saddle room with segmental arch over plank door and stone ridge
stack, and loosebox range with 3 stable doors and slatted openings and cast-iron
columns to row of slatted ventilators beneath eaves; to rear are segmental stone
arches over door flanked by 2-light casements with glazing bars, and
through-entry to right. Yard to left has similar stable doors and casements to
rear and 8 plank doors to range on left; double doors to swill house with stone
stack to front of left range. Central range has cast-iron columns to row of
slatted ventilators beneath eaves: to rear are segmental stone arches over plank
double doors to 2-storey mixing house. Interior: plank doors and feeding
passages. Subsidiary features: mid C19 Cowyards Cottage, of similar materials,
attached to right. Good example of mid C19 stock fare.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP4522916028

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Source: English Heritage

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