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Leys Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Tew, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9626 / 51°57'45"N

Longitude: -1.4267 / 1°25'36"W

OS Eastings: 439488

OS Northings: 229504

OS Grid: SP394295

Mapcode National: GBR 6SK.S5Y

Mapcode Global: VHBZ4.7X3T

Entry Name: Leys Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 August 1956

Last Amended: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251829

Location: Great Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Tew

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Tew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

GREAT TEW B4022
SP3929 (East side)
10/17 Leys Farmhouse
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as The Leys
Farmhouse and Barn)
GV II
Farmhouse. C17, altered and extended C18 and early C19. Coursed squared
marlstone rubble with ashlar dressings; thatch and Stonesfield-slate roofs with
limestone-ashlar stacks. 3-unit lobby-entry plan extended to T-plan. 2 storeys
plus attic; 4-window front has a blocked early C19 ashlar porch, to left of
centre, with an arched doorway and a quatrefoil in the gable. To left is an
early C19 stone-mullioned window of 3 lights with label, and the casement to
right also has a label; to extreme right a blocked doorway is now a window. At
first floor the 2 bays to right have 2-light casements and the outer bays have
blocked openings. Thatched roof has 3 ashlar stacks. Left gable wall has C17
mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights to 3 floors. Rear has a central stair
projection with a small window under a label, and has a c19 slated outshut
containing the present front entrance. C19 rear wing, returning from the right
end, has leaded stone-mullioned windows, a gable parapet with shaped projecting
kneelers, and an ornamental panel in the gable containing a carved rose within a
quatrefoil. Slated range to right of the train range is probably mostly C19 and
has further lattice-glazed mullioned windows. C18 single-storey kitchen projects
from side right of front and links to barn (q.v.). It has a large 3-light leaded
casement and a massive ashlar lateral stack with a brick shaft. Interior not
inspected. Early C19 alterations may be by Thomas Rickman.


Listing NGR: SP3948829504

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