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Home Lea

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelmscott, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6922 / 51°41'32"N

Longitude: -1.6425 / 1°38'32"W

OS Eastings: 424807

OS Northings: 199336

OS Grid: SU248993

Mapcode National: GBR 5V6.ZGN

Mapcode Global: VHC0C.HQ1L

Entry Name: Home Lea

Listing Date: 30 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253815

Location: Kelmscott, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Kelmscott

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Broadwell with Kelmscott

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

Home Lea
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C17 extended 1767 (datestone) with later additions
and alterations. Uncoursed limestone rubble; stone slate roofs. 3-unit
baffle-entry plan with lower range dated 1767 set back to left. 2 storeys and
attic. Mullioned windows with dripstones throughout, 4 directly below eaves and
3 to ground floor, one to left and 2 to right of entrance, all of 2 lights
except for 3-light windows directly to either side of roughly central entrance,
which has small C20 casement immediately to left. Gabled dormers in middle of
roof slope to left and right. Integral end stacks, shaft of right totally
rebuilt in C20 and left rebuilt above dripstone. Ridge stack immediately to
right of centre has shaft rebuilt above dripstone. Entrance through C20
four-panel door under gabled bracketed hood. C18 range to left has integral end
stack rebuilt in C20 with datestone "TM 1767" below shaft. Rectangular bread
oven projection to base. Rear (road side) also has 2-light mullion windows with
dripstones. 3 directly below eaves and 3 to ground floor; another lighting
staircase between left and centre bays. Roughly central gabled dormer in roof
slope. C18 addition has two C20 casements with concrete lintels and two C20
eaves dormers. Interior. Chamfered spine beans to ground- and first-floor rooms
of main range with winder staircases to sides of end stacks leading from first
floor to attic (corresponding staircases from ground to first floor now
removed). Attic has double-purlin collar truss roof in 5 bays. C18 addition has
chamfered spine bean and joists to ground floor with position of winder
staircase visible to right of inglenook fireplace, which has chamfered wood
lintel. Similar roof to that of main range in 2 bays.

Listing NGR: SU2480799336

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