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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1369780
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243604
Location: Finmere, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, MK18
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
FINMERE VALLEY R0A0
SP6333, SP6232-6332 (West side)
11/12, 12/12 Stone House
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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