Crown Farmhouse

16 Jul 2001
Crown Farmhouse, 13 The Green, Ascott Under Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7 6AB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD THE GREEN SP 31 NW 4/14 No 13 (Crown Farmhouse) - GV II Farmhouse. Mid-Cl7 remodelled mid-C19. Rubble with stone slate and imitation stone slate roofs, the north-east wing at a steeper pitch; 2 brick chimneys to front wing.

L-plan: the north-east wing is C17, the south range was added mid-C19.

North-east wing: lobby entry from east. Two storeys, 2 windows, the ground floor ones hollow chamfered in rebated surrounds, to left with central king mullion and drip. Large central stack with 3 flues separated by narrow arched slits, doorway to right. Interior: large inglenook in right-hand room; on first floor to south room a good Tudor arch fireplace with urn stops, doorway with ovolo-moulded frame with raised diamond stops; decorative stops also to first floor cross beams; first floor north room has a black letter inscription on gable wall. This building is linked to the roadside range by a short block which has a scroll bracketed open pediment porch to principal doorway.

The south range is gabled to left-hand side (facing road) and has a long outbuilding range to right. 1:2 windows, timber lintels to C20 2- and 3-light cross-mullion casements at slightly irregular heights. Doorway to right with open stone pediment on large scroll brackets, ledged door: this gives into a passage with end arch. The right-hand (west) blockk has various openings to north and stone steps to granary also to north; otherwise rather plain to road.

Listing NGR: SP3007018596


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1087 IOE Records taken by Ash Ismail; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ash Ismail. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ismail, Ash

Rights Holder: Ismail, Ash


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