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Foxcote Farmhouse, Idbury

Description: Foxcote Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254007

OS Grid Reference: SP2499322011
OS Grid Coordinates: 424993, 222011
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8961, -1.6382

Location: Foscot, Idbury, Oxfordshire OX7 6RH

Locality: Idbury
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6RH

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Listing Text

6/114, 7/114 Foxcote Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably mid-to late C17 with later additions and alterations.
Roughly coursed limestone rubble with eaves raised in brick to south; stone
slate roofs with coped verges to west end and hipped to east end of main range.
Original house of 2 bays extended to east in 2 phases, latter accompanied by
addition of short gabled range at right-angles to north forming L-plan. 2
storeys. South (garden) front has three chamfered mullion windows to original
part and first extension on first floor, of 3 lights except centre of 2, left
directly below eaves. Ground floor has late C19 canted bay windows with stone
mullions to either side of C19 gabled timber porch over central half-glazed
door with margin lights. C20 three-light casement with wood lintel on each floor
to hip- roofed extension. Slightly projecting straight joint above and to right
of entrance with another marking end of first extension to east. Ridge stack
(former end stack) directly above this with shaft rebuilt in concrete; integral
end stack to left also with shaft rebuilt in concrete. Cellar to left end. North
(farmyard) side: main range in 3 bays; C19 casements and 2- and 3-light mullion
windows, those to first floor directly below eaves, windows to left in slightly
projecting break marking first extension to east. Roughly central 6-panel door
(top panels now glazed) under C19 gabled timber porch. Projecting range has C20
three-light casement on ground floor to left and C19 three-light casement above,
both with wood lintels; infilled doorway to right with narrow fixed-light leaded
window in angle above to right. Integral end stack with rebuilt shaft. C19
service range attached to hip-roofed extension is rubblestone with integral red
brick stack to south and red brick to north side. Interior. Inspection not
possible at time of resurvey (August 1987) but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SP2499322011

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Source: English Heritage

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