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Western House

A Grade II Listed Building in Warborough, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6397 / 51°38'23"N

Longitude: -1.1371 / 1°8'13"W

OS Eastings: 459810

OS Northings: 193789

OS Grid: SU598937

Mapcode National: GBR 90N.1BP

Mapcode Global: VHCYH.71QT

Entry Name: Western House

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248182

Location: Warborough, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Warborough

Built-Up Area: Warborough

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Warborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5993 (East side)
9/151 No.54 (Western House)
18/07/65 (Formerly listed as Nirvana)


Substantial house. Late C16, altered early C17. Pebbledashed and rendered timber
framing on flint and brick plinth; old plain-tile roof with pebbledashed stacks.
3-unit plan, extended. 2 storeys plus attics. 3-window pebbledashed front has
projecting gabled outer bays, that to left with a weatherboarded gable, and each
with a small C19 plank door near its outer angle, adjacent to a window. All
windows are casements except for a 6-pane wide sash in the right bay. A stack of
3 shafts rises to right of centre, and a massive early-C17 chimney, bearing many
shafts, projects from the left gable wall and is partly contained within an
extension (now No.56 q.v.). Right end wall and rear have small irregular windows
and there is a rear gable, to left, and 2 small brick extensions. Interior:
massive internal stack with 2 Tudor-arched moulded-stone fireplaces and a
first-floor fireplace with a brick Tudor arch; early C17 rectangular stone
fireplace with ovolo mouldings; C17 oak panelling with fluted pilasters; one
flight of C16 oak solid-tread stair leading to attics; oak roof structure with
butt and clasped purlins; evidence of herringbone brick infill to right gable.

Listing NGR: SU5981093789

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