This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SHOTTESWELL MOLLINGTON ROAD SP4245 (North side) 10/166 Laurel Farmhouse
Farmhouse. c.1660, with some C19 alterations. Regular coursed ironstone. Slate roof has coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers and finials; stone and brick internal stacks. 3-unit through-passage plan. 2 storeys, cellar and attic; 3-window range. Entrance front has C19/C20 open porch. Old plank door inside.
C19/C20 casements under stone flat arches, 3-light to left of entrance, 2-light on first floor. Late C20 single storey addition across left part. No windows to right of entrance. Stone internal stack with C20 brick shaft. C19 single storey addition to left. Right return side has two 2-light stone-mullioned cellar windows. 3-light and 2-light attic windows, formerly stone mullioned. On ground floor mullions removed and casement inserted. On first floor and attic, mullions replaced in painted wood. Hood moulds throughout. Apex of gable has oval sunk panel, possibly a datestone. To rear: 4-window range. Flush 6-panelled door and C19 open fronted wood porch. Casements and stone flat arches. Interior not inspected.
(R.B. Wood-Jones: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963, pp.139, 142, 159).
Listing NGR: SP4235445679
© Mr David Morphew. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Morphew, David
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Ironstone, Slate, Stuart Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building