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Stone House

A Grade II Listed Building in Finmere, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9919 / 51°59'30"N

Longitude: -1.0755 / 1°4'31"W

OS Eastings: 463578

OS Northings: 233006

OS Grid: SP635330

Mapcode National: GBR 9XS.4WW

Mapcode Global: VHCWS.96SC

Entry Name: Stone House

Listing Date: 3 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243604

Location: Finmere, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, MK18

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Finmere

Built-Up Area: Finmere

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Finmere

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP6333, SP6232-6332 (West side)
11/12, 12/12 Stone House

- II

House, Datestone IYEY/1638 in left gable. Datestone 1879 ATL. C20 alterations.
Squared coursed limestone. Steeply pitched red-tile roof with stone coped gables
and ball finials, 2 brick end stacks and a stair ridge stack with chamfered
stone base. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-window range. Entrance
off-centre to right via C20 porch. Ground floor has two 4-light stone mullioned
windows to left of porch and another similar window to right, Hand moulds and
label stops. First floor has three 3-light stone mullioned windows with hood
moulds and label stops. 3 gabled full dormers have 3-light stone mullion windows
and stone coped gables. All windows on front elevation have C20 opening
casements inserted within the stone mullioned frames. Stone string course to
attic. Single storey outshot to rear. Interior noted as containing C17 ceiling
beams and C19 staircase. Known as Mr. Lepper's House in 1887. When he bought it
the house was one storey high and thatched. Lepper raised the walls in 1879.
IYEY/1638 stands for members of the Yates family. Interior not inspected.
(V.C.H: 0xfordshire: Vol VI, p117; Blomfield, J.C.; History of Finmere in History
of the Present Deanery of Bicester: 1887, p120)

Listing NGR: SP6357833006

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