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Wretchwick Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ambrosden, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8812 / 51°52'52"N

Longitude: -1.1323 / 1°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 459823

OS Northings: 220650

OS Grid: SP598206

Mapcode National: GBR 8XR.2JK

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.BZ87

Entry Name: Wretchwick Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243386

Location: Ambrosden, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Ambrosden

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ambrosden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South side)

6/1 Wretchwick Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C18 and late C18/early C19. Limestone rubble with brick
dressings and some wooden lintels; old plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks.
L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic. 5-window front, originally symmetrical, has a
brick storey band and retains brick jambs to the 6-pane sashes at first floor,
except the window to extreme right which has a wider tripartite sash; at ground
floor is evidence for 4 windows, originally with brick flat arches, but there
are now 2 large tripartite sashes with wooden lintels, flanking the central C20
porch. Roof has 3 gabled roof dormers with leaded casements. Outshut against
right gable wall has a round window. Later rear wing returns from left end and
is in similar style. Interior not inspected.
(V.C H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.20).

Listing NGR: SP5982320650

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