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Christmas Common Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Watlington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6331 / 51°37'59"N

Longitude: -0.9699 / 0°58'11"W

OS Eastings: 471392

OS Northings: 193205

OS Grid: SU713932

Mapcode National: GBR C3J.FMM

Mapcode Global: VHDW1.46MW

Entry Name: Christmas Common Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247603

Location: Watlington, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Watlington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Swyncombe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

3/131 Christmas Common Farmhouse
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as
Christmas Farmhouse (house
20yds to NW of Fox and Hounds)


Farmhouse. Early C18. Flint rubble with brick quoins and dressings; old tile
roof; flint and brick stacks finished in brick. L-plan with rear right wing. 2
storeys and attic; 5-bay range. C18 six-panelled (2 glazed) door set in early
C18 architrave with carved brackets to segmental hood. Gauged brick flat arches
over C20 two-light casements: first-floor flat arches over similar casements and
blocked window over door. Roof dormers with C20 casements. Gabled roof;
symmetrical end stacks. Rear wing of 2 storeys; 2-window range of similar
materials with gabled roof: tile lean-to roof over brick dairy to rear.
Interior: chamfered and stopped beams, timber-frame partitions. 6-panelled doors
set in bolection-moulded architraves with pulvinated friezes. 4-panelled door
set in segmental-arched doorway to cellar. Central dog-leg with landing stairs
with wreathed handrail and turned balusters on open string: panelled dado.
Landing has moulded cornice. Winder stairs to original 3-bay roof with curved

Listing NGR: SU7139293205

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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