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Model Farm, Cattlesheds and Attached Buildings Approximately 15 Metres South of Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Shirburn, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6687 / 51°40'7"N

Longitude: -0.9955 / 0°59'43"W

OS Eastings: 469566

OS Northings: 197131

OS Grid: SU695971

Mapcode National: GBR B1S.755

Mapcode Global: VHDVT.PBL4

Entry Name: Model Farm, Cattlesheds and Attached Buildings Approximately 15 Metres South of Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248988

Location: Shirburn, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shirburn

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pyrton and Shirburn

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

4/142 Model Farm, cattlesheds and
attached buildings approx.
15m. S of farmhouse


Cattlesheds, implement and cart sheds and smithy. 1856, by William Wilkinson for
the Earl of Macclesfield. Flemish bond brick; gabled Welsh slate roof; brick
stack. Central row of cattlesheds with six (originally open) yards to left, and
cartsheds and implement sheds flanking blacksmith's shop to right. One storey;
triple-gabled front. Gauged brick flat arch over mid C19 sliding door to feeding
passage of centre; segmental-arched entry to implement shed in right bay. 4-bay
cartshed with cast-iron posts to right. Interior: King-post roofs with iron
sanctions. Feeding passage to right of 6 covered cattlesheds: access to open
yards on left which were covered over later in the C19. This formed part of the
Home Farm complex by Wilkinson which was highly praised by contemporaries.
(Illustrated London News, December 12, 1857, pp. 584-5).

Listing NGR: SU6956697131

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