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Balscote House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wroxton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0729 / 52°4'22"N

Longitude: -1.4293 / 1°25'45"W

OS Eastings: 439215

OS Northings: 241765

OS Grid: SP392417

Mapcode National: GBR 6RC.5G9

Mapcode Global: VHBYR.55R8

Entry Name: Balscote House

Listing Date: 20 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244734

Location: Wroxton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Wroxton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wroxton with Balscote

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WROXTON CHAPEL LANE
SP3941
(South side)
Balscote
9/177 Balscote House
GV II
House. Mid C17 with early C19 additions. Datestone 1806 on interior. Regular
coursed ironstone rubble. Steeply pitched slate roof. 2 renewed stone ridge
stacks. Stone coped gables with moulded kneelers. 2-unit plan added to at later
dates. Garden front. Left part, lower and probably dates from early C19. Single
storey plus attic. French door and C20 wood casements with wood lintels. Rear
has early C19 metal casements with wood lintels. Main part. 2 storeys plus
attic. 4-window range. Entrance off-centre to right has renewed door and renewed
stone hood mould with label stops. Ground floor has three 3-light C20 casements
and a small C20 window to left of door. Stone lintels. First floor has four
3-light C20 casements. 4 hipped roof dormers. Right end has 3- and 4-light stone
mullioned windows with hood moulds and label stops. Rear has rectangular
staircase projection and rear entrance. C20 flat-roofed extension. First floor
has 3-light casements with crown glass, lead cames and bars. Wood lintels.
Interior. Wooden spiral staircase, stop-chamfered beams, inglenooks with
chamfered beams, butt-purlin roof with collar beam, plank doors with
wrought-iron fasteners, stone flag floors.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol IX, p175)


Listing NGR: SP3921541765

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