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South Elms The Elms, Bampton

Description: South Elms The Elms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253349

OS Grid Reference: SP3142303463
OS Grid Coordinates: 431423, 203463
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7290, -1.5464

Location: A4095, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2LS

Locality: Bampton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2LS

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Listing Text

(East side)
13/42 The Elms and South Elms
(Formerly listed as The Elms)

House, now 2 dwellings. Mid/late C18 front block; rear wing C17/C18 in origin
but remodelled C19 and 1895 as dated on tablet; mid/late C19 extension to front
right, now South Elms. Limestone, with ashlar front and coursed rubble to
remainder. Slate roof, C18 part with coped gables and flanking ashlar chimneys.
Chimneys have moulded cornices. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Projecting plinth,
first floor band course, moulded cornice, coped parapet. Outer bays have
Venetian windows with sashes and raised moulded stone surrounds. Single
semi-circular arched sash to centre of first floor in similar surround. 3 gabled
roof dormers with paired barred wooden casements and glazed cheeks. Central door
is 6-panelled with glazed top panels and octagonal lower panels. Ornamental
semi-circular fanlight with semi-circular arched stone hood on shaped stone
brackets. Left gable end has large C19 sash with marginal glazing. Rear wing has
hipped roofs, ashlar chimneys, and battlemented parapet of 1895. Near bay of
this wing has paired 4-pane sashes to each floor; far bay projects, also with
4-pane sashes and slit window. Extension to front right and slit window.
Extension to front right has 2 bays of 3-pane sashes with wedge lintels and
keyblocks, the upper windows semi-dormers in gables. Arched panelled door in
single-storey lobby to right. Interior altered, with rooms to ground floor left
remodelled c.1830-40: front bay has moulded segmental arch over side window, on
reeded pilasters; rear bay has arched niches with moulded pilasters.

Listing NGR: SP3142303463

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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