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Upper Farmhouse, Enstone

Description: Upper Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253256

OS Grid Reference: SP3884724145
OS Grid Coordinates: 438847, 224145
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9145, -1.4366

Locality: Enstone
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4DX

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Listing Text

8/75 Upper Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Probably mid/late C17 and late C17/early C18, altered and
extended C20. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh-slate roof
with ashlar stacks. Single-unit plan extended to 2 units plus outbuilding. 2
storeys plus attic. 3 bays to right of 5-window front are earlier and have
leaded 2-light stone-mullioned transomed windows with linked label moulds, and
have the entrance in bay one below a mullioned overlight; cellar has a 2-light
mullioned window. Added section to left continues the strings and has at each
floor, one similar window in C20 ashlar plus a blind window. Gables have stone
parapets with projecting moulded kneelers and triangular copings; stacks with
moulded caps and plinths flank the earlier section. A single-storey outbuilding
to right containing a 3-row dovecote now has C20 mullioned windows and is part
of the house. Interior: large open fireplace in later section. Possibly
originally a dower or garden house to a mansion which is reputed to have existed

Listing NGR: SP3884724145

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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