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Fox Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.885 / 51°53'6"N

Longitude: -1.7559 / 1°45'21"W

OS Eastings: 416894

OS Northings: 220744

OS Grid: SP168207

Mapcode National: GBR 4QF.T19

Mapcode Global: VHB1W.JW2B

Entry Name: Fox Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Last Amended: 12 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126517

Location: Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Bourton-on-the-Water

Built-Up Area: Bourton-on-the-Water

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bourton-on-the-Water with Clapton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

Fox Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Manor Gardens)
SP 1620 NE 3/38 25.8.60


Formerly Fox's Yard.
late C17. Excellent example of a Cotswold cottage/house. Detached to north-west
of The Manor.
2½ storeys. Rubble with stone slate roof, coped verges, ashlar and chimneys.
Mullioned windows with drips, forming strings to 1st and ground floors. L-plan.
South front: 2 gables with 2 light windows, 2 windows on 1st floor (3 light),
one original window on ground floor (4 light with king-mullion) all cavetto moulded.
North-east front: 1:1 windows, gabled attics; 2, 3 and 4 light mullion windows with
drips. Irregular single light windows towards gable ends, stair and closet lights.
Interior: ground floor south-east room has large inglenook fireplace with modern
lintel, spine beam with lozenge stops. On 1st floor, panelled screen in south-west
room; south-east room has double (former) stair doors with panelled and enriched
spandrels; Tudor arch stone corner fireplace; spine beam with enriched stops;
numerous period features.
Illustrated in "Old Cottages, Farmhouses etc" by W G Davie and E G Dawber (1905).

Listing NGR: SP1689420744

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