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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6428 / 51°38'34"N

Longitude: -1.5088 / 1°30'31"W

OS Eastings: 434084

OS Northings: 193896

OS Grid: SU340938

Mapcode National: GBR 6X9.WYD

Mapcode Global: VHC0M.SYQZ

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 15 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251082

Location: Stanford in the Vale, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Stanford in the Vale

Built-Up Area: Stanford in the Vale

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanford-in-the-Vale with Goosey and Hatford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU3493 (North side)
3/252 No.17 (The Old House)


Farmhouse, now house. Datestones at top of cross gables IY/HY 16/70. Coursed
limestone rubble; stone slate roof; limestone rubble stack. 2-unit lobby-entry
plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Door in central gabled porch,
probably original, has been blocked by C20 window and wall; house now entered
from block to left. Chamfered timber lintels over C20 casements except C18
three-light wood-mullioned cross window left of door. Gabled roof with 2 cross
gables to front, ridge and left external gable end stacks. Staircase projection
with hipped roof to centre of rear elevation. Interior: Full set of chamfered
and stopped beams and joists throughout; original ribbed doors to newel stairs
in rear projection and on first floor. 4-bay collar-truss roof with tusk-tenoned
butt purlins. Mid C20 passage to rear of house has reset late C17 panelling.
Cottages to left of house partly demolished and remodelled in mid C20; limestone
rubble walling, stone slate gabled roof; timber lintels over main entry to house
and C20 casements. The initials IY and HY on the front of the house probably
Yates, a prosperous local yeoman family in the C17. In the C19 this was known as
Duckett's Farmhouse.
(V.M. Howse, Stanford-in-the-Vale: A Parish Record, 1962, Vol.2, p.27).

Listing NGR: SU3408493896

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