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Mill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Shenington with Alkerton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0819 / 52°4'54"N

Longitude: -1.4568 / 1°27'24"W

OS Eastings: 437323

OS Northings: 242754

OS Grid: SP373427

Mapcode National: GBR 6R4.JHN

Mapcode Global: VHBYJ.PXQW

Entry Name: Mill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244630

Location: Shenington with Alkerton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Shenington with Alkerton

Built-Up Area: Shenington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shenington with Alkerton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SHENINGTON WITH ALKERTON SHENINGTON
SP 3642-3742
7/74 Mill Farmhouse
08/12/55
GV II
Farmhouse. Mid C17, possibly with earlier origins, 1662 MP inscribed on
bressumer. Roof raised C18/early C19. Coursed squared ironstone. C20-tile roof.
3 renewed concrete end and ridge stacks on stone bases. Stone coped gables with
moulded kneelers. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys plus attic and cellar. 6-window range.
4 entrances including a blocked 4-centred doorway with hood mould and label
stops on left, a renewed door with wood lintel to hall, a 4-centred arched
doorway on right with renewed door and hood mould with lozenge shaped label
stops and carved spandrels. Further doorway on right. Ground floor has two
4-light and three 2-light stone mullioned windows with hood moulds and label
stops. Window to kitchen on left is of ovolo section. First floor window above
kitchen is a 4-light stone mullion also of ovolo section. First floor windows
include two 3-light and four 2-light stone mullioned windows. Hood moulds and
label stops. Most windows have wrought-iron casement fasteners and springs.
2-light stone mullioned window to cellar. Continuous chamfered stone plinth.
Right end has three 2-light stone mullioned windows with hood moulds and label
stops, 2 blocked, one window is situated between the ground and first floors and
probably lit a staircase, of which only part of the circular housing remains on
the interior. Rear, facing churchyard. Ground floor has a renewed 3-light wood
casement inserted within the opening of a window with hood mould and label
stops, a 2-light stone mullioned window, a 3-light metal casement inserted
within stone surround and a 2-light stone mullioned window. Hood moulds and
label stops. First floor has a 3-light and three 2-light stone mullioned windows
with hood moulds and label stops, the window on the far right blocked. Attic has
4 (fake) blocked wood mullioned windows. Interior. Long 4-unit plan of kitchen,
hall, parlour and unheated room with cellar under. Stop-chamfered beams,
fireplaces with stop-chamfered wooden bressumers or 4-centred arched stone
fireplaces with moulded jambs; the fireplace in the hall inscribed 1662 MP. C17
wood spiral staircase located to side of the hall fireplace is opposite one of
the entrances from the farmyard. 4-centred arched stone doorway in passageway
between parlour and unheated unit. First floor also has a 4-centred arched stone
fireplace. Roof has a C19 Queen post roof with side purlins. Plank doors with
strap hinges, panelled doors, windows with window seats and panelling, stone
flag floors. C20-tile roof is said to have replaced Welsh slate. 4 4-centred
arched stone doorway on first floor has bar and brackets.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p140)


Listing NGR: SP3732342754

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