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Brighthill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rollright, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9744 / 51°58'27"N

Longitude: -1.561 / 1°33'39"W

OS Eastings: 430253

OS Northings: 230754

OS Grid: SP302307

Mapcode National: GBR 5R1.26G

Mapcode Global: VHBZ1.WMMR

Entry Name: Brighthill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253298

Location: Rollright, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rollright

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

2/118 Brighthill Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably C17 partly re-modelled 1782. Coursed squared limestone with
some ashlar dressings; concrete plain-tile roof with ashiar gable stacks. 3-unit
plan. 2 storeys plus attic and 2 storeys. 3 bays to left of 4-window front are
higher and have a symmetrical arrangement: a 2-light casement over the central
doorway, which has a chamfered stone surround and projecting keyblock, and with
3-light casements in the outer bays, all with ashlar flat arches and projecting
keyblocks. Steep-pitched roof, with renewed roof dormers, has gable parapets
bearing stacks with moulded plinths. Lower bay to right has 2-light casements
and a subsidiary doorway, all with rubble flat arches. Rear of higher section
has a 2-light leaded casement; lower bay has an outshut. Single-storey range
returning to rear from left is probably formed from outbuildings. Interior:
spine beams and bressumers of 2 large back-to-back open fireplaces all have bold
ogee chamfer stops. A detached datestone, formerly over the main doorway, is
inscribed "H/ES/1782".

Listing NGR: SP3025330754

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