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Upper Green Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Towersey, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7395 / 51°44'22"N

Longitude: -0.932 / 0°55'55"W

OS Eastings: 473840

OS Northings: 205075

OS Grid: SP738050

Mapcode National: GBR C26.Z1Z

Mapcode Global: VHDVG.SJNT

Entry Name: Upper Green Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249143

Location: Towersey, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Towersey

Built-Up Area: Towersey

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Towersey

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP7305 (North side)
8/129 No. 47 (Upper Green Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Probably early C17, with early C19 lean-to addition to right and C20
addition to right. Rendered stone plinth; timber framing with rendered infill to
centre; render to left, probably on brick; render to right on brick; oid
plain-tile roof to lean-to addition to right, thatch main roof; massive brick
ridge stack to centre, ridge stack to left of centre. 3-unit lobby-entry plan
with later alterations. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. 4-panel door to
left return of lean-to to right. Irregular fenestration of C19 wood casements
with arch-topped lights. Swept dormers. Rear: stone rubble plinth; large timber
framing with some angle braces and brick infill, some of herringbone pattern;
trick to right in English bond: bread-oven to ground floor centre of limestone
rubble, with areas of render. Interior: winder staircase from ground to first
floor, straight flight staircase from first floor to attic; double Queen-post
roof construction; open fireplaces to ground and first floor; chamfered spine
beams with decorative end stops; some C17 doors to ground and first floor; smock
hooks to ground floor right, attached to spine beam.

Listing NGR: SP7384005075

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