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Lees Rest

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.87 / 51°52'11"N

Longitude: -1.456 / 1°27'21"W

OS Eastings: 437550

OS Northings: 219182

OS Grid: SP375191

Mapcode National: GBR 6TN.QPM

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.Q84B

Entry Name: Lees Rest

Listing Date: 18 May 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254152

Location: Charlbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Charlbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Charlbury with Shorthampton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHALBURY -
SP 31 NE
2/12 Lee's Rest
- II

Large farmhouse. C18 probably incorporating earlier features and much restored in
1950s. Coursed squared rubble with ashlar dressings and stone slate roof.
E-plan, including former farm buildings to right now part of the house. 2
storeys; 6-window range. Projecting gabled porch to left of centre has C20 door
and windows in side walls. 4-light C20 stone mullioned windows to right and left
under drip moulds. Similar 3-light casements in projecting end wings, those to
the right under timber lintels. Smaller mullioned windows on first floor.
Massive external stone chimney on side of left wing; ridge chimneys to left of
main range and on right wing. Interior has fireplace with Tudor-arched lintel in
left ground-floor room; re-set panelling in former agricultural range to right;
and some exposed roof timbers including a queen-post (or-strut) truss. The late
C16 hunting lodge was apparently demolished soon after 1720 but there was a
farmhouse on the site by 1768. VCH Oxfordshire 10 (1972).


Listing NGR: SP3755019182

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