Ascott Farmhouse

8 Sep 2002
Ascott Farmhouse, B480, Stadhampton, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44 7UJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

STADHAMPTON B480 SU69NW (South side) Ascott 6/110 Ascott Farmhouse 17/04/86


Farmhouse, now house. Early C17, remodelled and extended c.1800 and later.

Rendered limestone rubble walls with limestone ashlar dressings; old plain-tile roofs with brick stacks. 2-unit lobby-entry plan, extended to L-plan and later infilled. 2 storeys plus attics. 2-window entrance front with plinth, parapet and added pilaster strips, has central b-panel door under a stone canopy, flanking 16-pane sashes, and 12-pane sashes above, all set beneath C17 stone labels. Roof has a central clustered stack on a stone base and gable parapets.

Right gable wall, facing garden, has similar windows plus a 3-light stone-mullioned gable window, and continues to a 3-window range of c.1800 with a central full-height tripartite sash, a stone arched entrance to left with recessed doorway and ornamental overlight, a 12-pane sash to right, and sashes of 12,16 and 12 panes at first floor, all with re-used labels. Left gable of front range has a 2-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned window with no label.

2-window left rear range may be C17, and has 16-pane sashes plus remains of blocked stone-mullioned windows, and a doorway with a chamfered stone surround.

Lower range further to rear has brick segmental arches. Interior: front range has Tudor-arched stone fireplaces, back to back, and moulded beams. Garden range has a double-height stair hall with plaster modillion cornice and an open-well stair. Butt-purlin roof to front range. Formerly part of the Ascott estate.

(Ascott Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, p.121).

Listing NGR: SU6136698131


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1137 IOE Records taken by Pauline A Jorgensen; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Pauline A. Jorgensen. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Jorgensen, Pauline A.

Rights Holder: Jorgensen, Pauline A.


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