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Witts Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Norton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9541 / 51°57'14"N

Longitude: -1.5403 / 1°32'25"W

OS Eastings: 431688

OS Northings: 228498

OS Grid: SP316284

Mapcode National: GBR 6SL.FDF

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.842V

Entry Name: Witts Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253285

Location: Over Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Over Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Norton with Over Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

OVER NORTON MAIN STREET
SP3028-3128 (West side)
13/105 Witts Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Late C17 and early C18, altered c.1800. Coursed squared limestone
with some ashlar dressings and wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with
ashlar-and-brick gable stacks. Central-stair plan with added parallel range to
rear. 2 storeys plus attic on a semi-basement. Symmetrical 3-window front, with
16-pane sashes in the outer bays and a 12-pane sash above the central doorway,
was altered c.1800 from a 5-window front and retains blocked narrow windows to
both floors, stone-mullioned cellar windows, and a moulded string which returns
around the end walls. Steep-pitched roof has 2 gabled roof dormers, and each
stack has a plinth with a moulded cap and 2 renewed diagonal brick shafts. Rear
range is shorter and has 3 large transomed 3-light casements at each floor,
mostly with renewed frames. Interior: C17 dogleg stair rising to attic with
barleytwist balusters and a moulded handrail; vaulted cellars with 2 chamfered
stone doorways.


Listing NGR: SP3168828498

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