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Downs House

A Grade II Listed Building in Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5638 / 51°33'49"N

Longitude: -1.4606 / 1°27'38"W

OS Eastings: 437483

OS Northings: 185128

OS Grid: SU374851

Mapcode National: GBR 6YB.X4L

Mapcode Global: VHC11.MYPK

Entry Name: Downs House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250751

Location: Letcombe Bassett, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Letcombe Bassett

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

LETCOMBE BASSETT
SU38SE
7/115 Downs House
25/10/51
GV II

House. Probably C17 and later. Late C18 and C19 Flemish bond brick to centre,
rendered over probable original timber frame to left side wing, which has club-
and plain-tile cladding to rear gable wall; to right of centre is club- and
plain-tile cladding to first floor over brick ground floor; tiled roof; brick
stacks. 2-storey to left and centre, 1 1/2-storey to right, 6-window range to
first floor. Single C20 light to left gable; 2-window range to centre of
segmental arches over late C19 horned sashes and one-light window adjoining 6-
panelled C20 door on left, which has carved consoles to flat hood and moulded
architrave of c.1900; to right are late C19 horned sashes to 3 gabled dormers
and 4 ground floor windows. Dentilled eaves to central block. Gabled roof;
ridge, end and internal stacks. Interior not inspected but likely to be of
interest. 1 1/2 storey late C19 wing built against front left wall. To rear of
central and right block is early C19 2-storey block: 7-window range of
segmental arches over C20 door to right and late C19 horned sashes; dentilled
eaves.


Listing NGR: SU3748385128

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