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Latitude: 51.5738 / 51°34'25"N
Longitude: -1.6105 / 1°36'37"W
OS Eastings: 427088
OS Northings: 186171
OS Grid: SU270861
Mapcode National: GBR 5WT.7N7
Mapcode Global: VHC0Z.1PFX
Entry Name: Odstone Farmhouse
Listing Date: 10 November 1952
Last Amended: 11 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048771
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250639
Location: Ashbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Ashbury
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ashbury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
5/12 Odstone Farmhouse
10/11/52 (Formerly listed as Odstone
Farmhouse and farmbuildings )
Farmhouse. c.1700. Rendered front with limestone quoins and dressings, chalk
and sarsen rubble to sides and rear; stone slate roof; brick stacks. Double
pile plan. 2-storeys with cellar and attic, 5-window range. Central C20 7-
panelled door has stone roll-moulded architrave; late C19 2-light sashes;
moulded plinth, string at floor level, moulded cornice. Late C20 two-light
casements at rear, also original 4-light window to 1st floor right. Door to
side entry has moulded architrave and flat hood with curved brackets over mid
C19 four-panelled door. Hipped roof, symmetrical end stacks and lateral stacks.
Interior: original 2-panelled and ledged doors. Staircase in central passage
gives access to cellar and side entry. Dog-leg stairs with landing; square
newels, closed-string, turned balusters of identical moulding to those at
Ashdown House c.1662. To rear is 1 storey back kitchen c.1700: Sarsen and chalk
uncoursed rubble; chalk quoins; stone slate roof; one brick gable end stack; 1
door, one window range: Interior has slate flag floor and near complete washing
and baking range, c.1700: from right to left is bakeoven, smoking box, salt
box, segmental arch over fireplace with original swing bar, steps to washing
copper lighted by gable dormer. C20 concrete block lean-to against east wall.
The farm was part of the Craven Estate, thus accounting for the use of the same
type of staircase as at Ashdown House.
Listing NGR: SU2708886171
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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