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Lower House, Kelmscott

Description: Lower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253824

OS Grid Reference: SU2494599096
OS Grid Coordinates: 424945, 199096
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6901, -1.6405

Location: Kelmscott, Oxfordshire GL7 3HG

Locality: Kelmscott
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3HG

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Listing Text

10/72 Lower House

Farmhouse, now house. Late C17 with minor later additions and alterations.
Roughly coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof with moulded coped verges and
kneelers. L-plan with low range to rear on right. 2 storeys and attic with
moulded wooden eaves cornice interrupted by central gabled full dormer with
stop-chamfered stone dripmould at eaves level and dripmould above 2-light
mullion window. Moulded coped verges with kneelers and ball finial to apex.
5-window front; chamfered leaded cross windows with continuous dripmould to
ground floor. Gabled 2-light leaded dormers in middle of roof slope to left and
right. Central entrance; 6-panel door in moulded stone surround with rectangular
overlight under flat wooden hood with elaborately carved scrolled brackets.
Integral end stacks with moulded capping and bases. Lean-to attached to rear of
rear range. Interior. Not inspected at time of resurvey (May 1987) but likely to
be of interest.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p667)

Listing NGR: SU2494599096

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Source: English Heritage

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