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Witts Farmhouse, Over Norton

Description: Witts Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253285

OS Grid Reference: SP3168828498
OS Grid Coordinates: 431688, 228498
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9541, -1.5403

Location: B4026, Over Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5PU

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

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Listing Text

SP3028-3128 (West side)
13/105 Witts Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C17 and early C18, altered c.1800. Coursed squared limestone
with some ashlar dressings and wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with
ashlar-and-brick gable stacks. Central-stair plan with added parallel range to
rear. 2 storeys plus attic on a semi-basement. Symmetrical 3-window front, with
16-pane sashes in the outer bays and a 12-pane sash above the central doorway,
was altered c.1800 from a 5-window front and retains blocked narrow windows to
both floors, stone-mullioned cellar windows, and a moulded string which returns
around the end walls. Steep-pitched roof has 2 gabled roof dormers, and each
stack has a plinth with a moulded cap and 2 renewed diagonal brick shafts. Rear
range is shorter and has 3 large transomed 3-light casements at each floor,
mostly with renewed frames. Interior: C17 dogleg stair rising to attic with
barleytwist balusters and a moulded handrail; vaulted cellars with 2 chamfered
stone doorways.

Listing NGR: SP3168828498

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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