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The Cowyards and Cowyards Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8413 / 51°50'28"N

Longitude: -1.3444 / 1°20'39"W

OS Eastings: 445261

OS Northings: 216059

OS Grid: SP452160

Mapcode National: GBR 7WJ.GX4

Mapcode Global: VHCX6.NZ3B

Entry Name: The Cowyards and Cowyards Cottage

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253017

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

BLENHEIM
SP41NE
3/31 The Cowyards and Cowyards
Cottage
- II
Farmbuildings. c.1860. Squared and coursed limestone; gabled Welsh slate roofs,
with ball finials to stone-coped gables of central range. U-plan, with central
range dividing enclosure into 2 foldyards open to front. Yard to right: range on
right side has saddle room with segmental arch over plank door and stone ridge
stack, and loosebox range with 3 stable doors and slatted openings and cast-iron
columns to row of slatted ventilators beneath eaves; to rear are segmental stone
arches over door flanked by 2-light casements with glazing bars, and
through-entry to right. Yard to left has similar stable doors and casements to
rear and 8 plank doors to range on left; double doors to swill house with stone
stack to front of left range. Central range has cast-iron columns to row of
slatted ventilators beneath eaves: to rear are segmental stone arches over plank
double doors to 2-storey mixing house. Interior: plank doors and feeding
passages. Subsidiary features: mid C19 Cowyards Cottage, of similar materials,
attached to right. Good example of mid C19 stock fare.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)


Listing NGR: SP4526116059

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