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Latitude: 51.6645 / 51°39'52"N
Longitude: -1.1213 / 1°7'16"W
OS Eastings: 460867
OS Northings: 196559
OS Grid: SU608965
Mapcode National: GBR 908.R8V
Mapcode Global: VHCY9.JF1B
Entry Name: Beauforest House
Listing Date: 18 July 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048069
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248274
Location: Newington, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Newington
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Newington
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU6096 (West side)
15/37 Beauforest House
Rectory, now house. c.1500, late C18 and c.1800. Limestone ashlar and clunch
rubble with some rendering; old plain-tile roofs with brick stacks. L-plan. 2
storeys. Symmetrical 5-window ashlar front, with storey band, cornice and
parapet has a central doorway with pilasters, a triangular pediment and a
delicate fanlight. 12-pane sashes contain much original glass. Hipped roof.
Right end is bowed with 3 sashes at each floor, the lower windows 5 panes deep.
Coursed clunch bay to rear has tripartite sashes with "C.M. CLOZIER 1774" on a
flat arch. Lower range to extreme rear is partly rubble with brick dressings and
partly early C20 brick probably replacing timber framing; there is a wooden
bellcote on the roof. A subsidiary range extends to right and timber-framed
range formerly extended to left. Interior: main rooms have delicate plaster
cornices and early C19 fireplaces. Central stair hall has an open-well stair
with ramped handrail. Ground floor of earlier rear range has intersecting
moulded beans of triangular section and broad chamfered and stopped joists,
probably of about 1500.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.716).
Listing NGR: SU6088196476
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