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Wychwood Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ramsden, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.836 / 51°50'9"N

Longitude: -1.4885 / 1°29'18"W

OS Eastings: 435341

OS Northings: 215388

OS Grid: SP353153

Mapcode National: GBR 6V0.VXT

Mapcode Global: VHBZW.43YV

Entry Name: Wychwood Lodge

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283705

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252541

Location: Ramsden, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Ramsden

Built-Up Area: Ramsden

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ramsden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

RAMSDEN HIGH STREET
SP3515 (South-west side)
18/99 Wychwood Lodge
12/09/55

GV II*

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with early to mid-C17 addition; late C19 or early
C20 restoration and additions. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings.
Stone slate roof. Two-unit baffle-entry plan with projecting gabled cross-wing
to left. One storey and attic. Dressed stone ridge stack off-centre to right
with chamfered offset and 4 rendered square shafts with frieze and cornice and
square dressed stone ridge stack to left-hand cross-wing with offset, frieze and
cornice. Parapeted gables with copings and bulbous finials at apices; pair of
gabled full dormers to right flanking central full-height gabled porch. 1:1:1:1
window front; 3-light recessed cavetto-moulded mullioned stone windows with
returned hood moulds, 4-light ground-floor window to left. Ovolo-moulded
Tudor-arched doorway in porch with returned hood mould and c.1900 panelled door.
c.1900 addition set-back to left with gabled dormer and 2 stone stacks. Rear:
pair of gabled dormers and central full-light gabled stair tower; 3-light
recessed cavetto-moulded mullioned stone windows. Cross-wing projecting to
right; 4-light cavetto-moulded mullioned stone windows, with dovecote flanking
attic window in gable. Interior partially inspected: chamfered spine beams.
Central ground-floor room with lozenge-pattern stone floor and shallow
ovolo-moulded Tudor-arched open-stone fireplace. Right-hand ground-floor room
has shallow cavetto-moulded Tudor-arched open stone fireplace and introduced oak
panelling. Wave-moulded wooden architraves to doors with stops. Semi-circular
oak winder stair to rear with circular newel post and splat balusters to attic
landing.


Listing NGR: SP3528915409

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