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White's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5644 / 51°33'51"N

Longitude: -1.4609 / 1°27'39"W

OS Eastings: 437464

OS Northings: 185191

OS Grid: SU374851

Mapcode National: GBR 6YB.X1T

Mapcode Global: VHC11.MYJ4

Entry Name: White's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 July 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250757

Location: Letcombe Bassett, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Letcombe Bassett

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

LETCOMBE BASSETT
SU38NE
7/128 White's Farmhouse
25/10/51
GV II


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16; remodelled c.1670. Random bond brick on sarsen
base; stone slate roof, brick stacks. 3-unit lobby entry plan, rear wing of
c.1670. 2-storey, 5-window range. C20 hood over mid C19 5-panelled door. Brick
soldier arches to ground floor, segmental arches to first floor, over C20
casements. Brick diaper patterning string course and eaves bandy sundial top
left. Hipped and gabled roof; ridge and right end stack. IB 1670 in flared
headers to top right gable, which also has original 4-light wood-mullion and
transomed casement, and rectangular panels with flint infill. Interior: Cellar,
right room has chamfered and stopped beam, 2-panelled C17 door, cast iron door
to breadoven in fireplace; fireplace with moulded limestone architrave in
centre room has pulvinated frieze to overmantle, flanked by C17 panelling;
2-panelled door with decorative hinges to cupboard adjoining dog- leg with
landing stairs in stair turret. First floor has timber framed wall with late
C16 three light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window at junction with rear
right wing; rear gallery gives access to stairs and rooms along front; C17
panelling and doors, fireplaces with moulded chalk architrave to right and
centre rooms; timber framing to left and right walls of left room. Attic has 8-
bay collar-truss roof with butt purlins. Single storey wing of c.1670 to rear
right; brick, continued from right gable of house; tiled; 3-window range; 3-bay
common rafter roof with butt purlins; c.1670 stair turret between rear wing and
rear wall. Late C20 wing to rear left. (Frederick T. Barrett," Letcombe Bassett
Then and flow." 1950 (reprinted 1980), pp 22-23.)


Listing NGR: SU3746485191

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