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Upper Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Enstone, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9145 / 51°54'52"N

Longitude: -1.4366 / 1°26'11"W

OS Eastings: 438847

OS Northings: 224145

OS Grid: SP388241

Mapcode National: GBR 6T3.X7B

Mapcode Global: VHBZJ.14WP

Entry Name: Upper Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253256

Location: Enstone, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Enstone

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Enstone

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ENSTONE UPPER CLEVELEY
SP32SE
8/75 Upper Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably mid/late C17 and late C17/early C18, altered and
extended C20. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh-slate roof
with ashlar stacks. Single-unit plan extended to 2 units plus outbuilding. 2
storeys plus attic. 3 bays to right of 5-window front are earlier and have
leaded 2-light stone-mullioned transomed windows with linked label moulds, and
have the entrance in bay one below a mullioned overlight; cellar has a 2-light
mullioned window. Added section to left continues the strings and has at each
floor, one similar window in C20 ashlar plus a blind window. Gables have stone
parapets with projecting moulded kneelers and triangular copings; stacks with
moulded caps and plinths flank the earlier section. A single-storey outbuilding
to right containing a 3-row dovecote now has C20 mullioned windows and is part
of the house. Interior: large open fireplace in later section. Possibly
originally a dower or garden house to a mansion which is reputed to have existed
nearby.


Listing NGR: SP3884724145

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