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Kilmore House, Bampton

Description: Kilmore House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253363

OS Grid Reference: SP3132103304
OS Grid Coordinates: 431321, 203304
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7276, -1.5479

Location: Church View, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2LZ

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

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Listing Text

(North-east side)
13/53 Kilmore House

Former vicarage, now house. East wing is early C18 incorporating older wall,
probably medieval, on west side, the whole raised and altered C19/C20; wing
adjoining to west, forming T-plan is early C19. Coursed rubble limestone with
stone slate roof and rendered and ashlar chimneys. 2 storeys. East wing with
attic. West wing is of 4 bays with boxed sash windows to first floor and left,
the outer windows 4-panes wide. Ground floor centre windows are large C20
3-light wooden casements with transoms and horizontal glazing bars. All windows
have dressed stone jambs and wooden lintels. To right is a glazed door in
Gothick style, with C19 gabled stone porch. Porch incorporates a re-used C14
stone archway with single chamfer and hoodmould, and a small cusped niche with
statuette. East wing is also of 4 bays, the third bay with 4-pane sash in arched
staircase window and octagonal light in square stone surround above. Other bays
have 3-pane sashes to first floor and full-height openings below, the left bays
with plate-glazed sashes, the right with French doors. Left openings have stone
lintels with keyblocks, right have wooden lintels. 2 hipped dormers at eaves
level. Right end of wing has canted projection with sashes, 4-pane to first
floor, plate-glazed to ground floor. Another extension in rear angle with 4-pane
sash in moulded stone architrave. Interior has good C18 staircase with turned
balusters, slender moulded handrail and closed string, and stone bolection
fireplace in north-east room. Former vicarage for Aston portion of parish.

Listing NGR: SP3132303303

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Source: English Heritage

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