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Manor Farm Cottage Wychwood, Kencot

Description: Manor Farm Cottage Wychwood

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253542

OS Grid Reference: SP2529804288
OS Grid Coordinates: 425298, 204288
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7367, -1.6350

Location: Kencott, Oxfordshire GL7 3QT

Locality: Kencot
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3QT

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Listing Text

SP2404-2504 KENCOT
8/230 Manor Farm Cottage and
12/09/55 Wychwood
(Formerly listed as Kencot
Farm Cottage and Cottage 25yds
S of Manor Farmhouse)

Two houses. Wychwood, to left, is early C17 with C20 extension; Manor Farm
Cottage is late C18-early C19. Coursed rubble limestone with slobbered pointing,
stone slate roof and rubble stone chimneys to ridge. 2 storeys and attic.
Wychwood has one C17 bay with hollow-chamfered stone mullion windows and Tudor
hoodmoulds, the lower window of 4 lights, the upper of 3-lights. C20 gabled roof
dormer with 2-light barred wooden casement. To left is a doorway with C20 glazed
false door, C20 wooden lintel and traces of former gabled hood. Left end
extended by one bay C20 with single- and 2-light windows in matching style, and
gabled wooden hood over half-glazed door. Interior of original bay has ground
floor plaster ceiling frieze of early C17 date, with vine trail, and traces of
similar ornament to ceiling. Old winder stair on axis with stack has old board
doors with latches and butterfly hinges. Roof timbers partly renewed. Manor Farm
Cottage has dressed stone quoins and gable verge. 3 bays of paired barred wooden
casements, renewed C20, with flat stone arches. C20 leaded single light to right
of door; small catslide roof dormer to left with top-hung wooden casement. To
centre is a flush-panelled door with stone open pediment hood on shaped scroll
brackets. Gable end to road has barred wooden casements with wooden lintels.
Small lean-to extensions to rear of whole range.

Listing NGR: SP2529804288

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Source: English Heritage

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