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Beauforest House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newington, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248274

Location: Newington, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Newington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Newington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

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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