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Latitude: 52.0041 / 52°0'14"N
Longitude: -1.06 / 1°3'35"W
OS Eastings: 464624
OS Northings: 234377
OS Grid: SP646343
Mapcode National: GBR 9XM.8TY
Mapcode Global: VHCWL.KWZK
Entry Name: Bacon's Farmhouse and Attached Stable
Listing Date: 3 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192676
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243609
Location: Finmere, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, MK18
Civil Parish: Finmere
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Finmere
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
FINMERE WATER STRATFORD ROAD
SP63SW (West side)
5/17 Bacon's Farmhouse and attached
Farmhouse. C17 with C18 front range. Squared coursed limestone. Steeply pitched
red-tile roofs. Brick end stacks. C18 range. 2 storeys. 4-window range. Central
entrance has front with hipped red-tile roof. Panelled/glazed door and moulded
wood frame. Ground floor has sashes with keyblock lintels and glazing bars. 4
similar first floor windows. Stone band to first floor. Earlier range to rear
has 2 gabled dormers. Stable attached to right. Squared coursed limestone.
Steeply pitched slate roof. Single storey plus loft. 2 stable entrances with
plank doors and wood lintels. Gabled loft entrance with plank door and wood
lintel. Hipped roof on right. The former Manor House or Court House taking its
name from C18 owners. In the first half of the C18 the Duke of Buckingham, Lord
of the Manor, pulled damn most of the old house and built the present farm
buildings. Purchased by Merton College Oxford in 1853 and 1858. Interior not
(VCH: Oxfordshire: 1974, p117)
Listing NGR: SP6462434377
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