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Kencot House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kencot, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7424 / 51°44'32"N

Longitude: -1.6316 / 1°37'53"W

OS Eastings: 425532

OS Northings: 204916

OS Grid: SP255049

Mapcode National: GBR 5TN.NBM

Mapcode Global: VHC05.NGSN

Entry Name: Kencot House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253535

Location: Kencot, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Kencot

Built-Up Area: Broadwell (West Oxfordshire) B

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kencot

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP2404-2504 KENCOT

8/223 Kencot House

House. Early C18 in origin, remodelled and extended early-mid C19. Coursed
rubble limestone, the front roughcast with ashlar quoins and window dressings
and coved plaster eaves. Stone slate roofs, ashlar ridge chimneys with moulded
cornices. 2 storeys and attic, 7 bays, the left bay probably a C19 extension.
Early-mid C19 fenestration, all windows in raised stone surrounds with beaded
edges, depressed arches and keyblocks. Lower windows are 2-pane sashes; upper
windows altered to wooden cross casements. 3 gabled roof dormers with small
boxed sashes. Bay 6 has early-mid C19 4-panelled door with ornamental
semi-circular fanlight, all in contemporary stone doorcase with open pediment on
Doric columns. Small single-storey extension to right end. Rear much extended
C19 to give triple depth plan. Right side has gabled outer bays and small gabled
projection to centre. Centre and right bays have 2-storey bay windows with
gothick glazing, the right bay with battlemented parapet. Interior remodelled
early-mid C19, with central circular stair well. This has delicately reeded
arched doorways and niches, and stair with stick balusters.

Listing NGR: SP2553204916

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