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West Bow

A Grade II Listed Building in Marcham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6662 / 51°39'58"N

Longitude: -1.3492 / 1°20'56"W

OS Eastings: 445109

OS Northings: 196576

OS Grid: SU451965

Mapcode National: GBR 7YN.FQJ

Mapcode Global: VHCY5.KDM2

Entry Name: West Bow

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Last Amended: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249651

Location: Marcham, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Marcham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marcham with Garford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU4596 (North side)
18/153 No.50 (West Bow)
09/02/66 (Formerly listed as West Bow

- II

House. Datestone 1740: remodelling of C17 house. Roughcast front to coursed
limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; symmetrical end stacks, of brick to
left and stone to right. 3-unit plan. Central 2 storeys; 3-window range. Carved
brackets to flat hood over early C19 six-panelled (2 glazed) door. C19 two-light
casement to right, and three 8-pane sashes to left of door: first-floor 3-light
leaded casements flank datestone, which reads "IHE/March ye ii/1740". Dentilled
cornice. C19 outbuilding to right, of similar materials, has C19 plank door
adjoining C19 three-light casement with one opening pane. Early C19 six-panelled
door to rear. C18 rear wing of one storey and attic, and similar materials, C17
two-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window in right side wall. Interior:
cased beams. Open fireplace to left is flanked by cupboard and fielded panelled
door to winder staircase. Winder stairs adjoin open fireplace with moulded
overmantel to right. First floor: C18 two-panelled and plank doors, chamfered
beams. Left room has C18 panelled spice cupboard and mid C18 fireplace with
moulded overmantel. Plank door to winder stairs rising to attic: 3-bay post- and
pad roof of heavy scantling with clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: SU4510996576

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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