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Vicarage, Langford

Description: Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253874

OS Grid Reference: SP2493102680
OS Grid Coordinates: 424931, 202680
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7223, -1.6405

Location: Church Lane, Langford, Oxfordshire GL7 3LJ

Locality: Langford
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3LJ

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Listing Text

SP2402-2502 (East side)
6/113 Vicarage

Vicarage. Early C17, extended 1652 (datestone) with C19 additions and
alterations. Uncoursed limestone rubble with alternating angle quoins to C17
parts and roughly coursed and dressed rubble to C19 additions, stone slate
roofs. Original 3-bay house given projecting gabled bay (housing staircase) to
centre and extended to left in 1652; slightly lower addition to right in C19. 2
storeys and attics. 1:1:1:1 bays, third bay from left forming prominent gabled
projection. Chamfered mullioned windows with dripmoulds throughout including to
gabled half-dormer in mid-C17 addition to left. Remainder are 3-light except for
5-light window to ground floor of second bay from left, 2-light window to upper
part of gabled projection and single-light openings to gabled full dormers in
second bay from left and right bay. C19 mullioned and transomed window in canted
bay projection to ground floor of left bay bas C19 boarded door immediately to
right. Datestone "B/WE/1652" between windows in gabled projection. C19 addition
to right, continued as short gabled range to rear, has 3-light nullioned window
on each floor. Integral end stacks to left and right of C17 part, former with
paired and rebated shafts and latter with 3 attached and rebated shafts, both
with dripstones and C19 projecting moulded capping. Similar ridge stack
(formerly an end stack) to left of left gabled full dormer has paired and
rebated shafts and external end stack to C19 addition has single shaft.
Grotesque heads applied to front and rear of building are probably C15 and may
originally have been gargoyles. Interior. Not inspected at time of resurvey (May
1987) but noted as having Tudor-arched stone fireplace to left ground-floor room
of original house. Chamfered ceiling beams. Framed newel staircase in gabled
projection has carved finials and pendants to newels but original balusters
replaced by stick balusters.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p681)

Listing NGR: SP2493102680

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Source: English Heritage

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