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Walk Farmhouse, Over Norton

Description: Walk Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253274

OS Grid Reference: SP3381530008
OS Grid Coordinates: 433815, 230008
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9675, -1.5092

Location: Over Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5TG

Locality: Over Norton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 5TG

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Listing Text

2/93 Walk Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C18, probably extended early C19 and C20. Coursed limestone
rubble with ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roofs with stone-and-brick
stacks. 2-unit plan with rear stair wing and subsidiary ranges. 2 storeys plus
attic and one storey plus attic. Symmetrical 3-window front of taller main
range, with ashlar plinth and storey bands, has short 6-pane sashes at first
floor, but at ground floor has larger windows with 2-light casements flanking
the central doorway, which has a moulded stone canopy on shaped brackets; all
windows have ashlar segmental arches. Steep-pitched roof has 2 gabled half
dormers and gable stacks with stone plinths. Lower 2-window range to left is of
2 builds and has further segmental-arched casements, 2 half dormers and a
secondary entrance; ridge stack has a stone plinth. Main range has a tall gabled
stair tower, returning to rear from the left, and the angle has been infilled.
Lower range has a contemporary rear wing. Interior not inspected. Built between
1767 and 1790. Walk Farm was in Heythrop Civil Parish until 1985.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p132)

Listing NGR: SP3381530008

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Source: English Heritage

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