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Bentleys, Kingham

Description: Bentleys

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254055

OS Grid Reference: SP2589824016
OS Grid Coordinates: 425898, 224016
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9141, -1.6249

Location: West Street, Kingham, Oxfordshire OX7 6YQ

Locality: Kingham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6YQ

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Listing Text

SP2424-2524 (South-east side)
15/160 Bentleys


House. Mid-to late C17 with minor later additions and alterations. Roughly
coursed and banded limestone and marlstone rubble; stone slate roof. 2 storeys
and attic. 2-window front; 3-light chamfered mullion windows with leaded lights
and dripstones except for segmental-headed C20 French casement to lower left.
C19 gabled dormers in roof slope to left and right. Integral end stacks rebuilt
in red brick above dripstones. Earlier roof pitch visible to gable ends. All
casements to back wall. Interior. Left ground-floor room has deep-chamfered
spine beam with stepped ogee stops and joists. Inglenook fireplace with
chamfered wood lintel has bread oven to right now lit by small paired lancet
window said to have been brought from Kingham Manor House, demolished in 1920's.
Plank door to left leads to oak winder staircase, which continues to attic.
Chamfered ceiling beams to first-floor rooms. Attic has double butt-purlin roof
in 3 bays with collar truss to left and vertical stud partition (plastered over
at time of resurvey (August 1987)) to right. Chamfered purlins.

Listing NGR: SP2589824016

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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