Home Lea

21 Apr 2003
Home Lea, Kelmscott, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

KELMSCOTT SU2499-2599 Home Lea - II 10/63

Farmhouse, now house. Late C17 extended 1767 (datestone) with later additions and alterations. Uncoursed limestone rubble; stone slate roofs. 3-unit baffle-entry plan with lower range dated 1767 set back to left. 2 storeys and attic. Mullioned windows with dripstones throughout, 4 directly below eaves and 3 to ground floor, one to left and 2 to right of entrance, all of 2 lights except for 3-light windows directly to either side of roughly central entrance, which has small C20 casement immediately to left. Gabled dormers in middle of roof slope to left and right. Integral end stacks, shaft of right totally rebuilt in C20 and left rebuilt above dripstone. Ridge stack immediately to right of centre has shaft rebuilt above dripstone. Entrance through C20 four-panel door under gabled bracketed hood. C18 range to left has integral end stack rebuilt in C20 with datestone "TM 1767" below shaft. Rectangular bread oven projection to base. Rear (road side) also has 2-light mullion windows with dripstones. 3 directly below eaves and 3 to ground floor; another lighting staircase between left and centre bays. Roughly central gabled dormer in roof slope. C18 addition has two C20 casements with concrete lintels and two C20 eaves dormers. Interior. Chamfered spine beans to ground- and first-floor rooms of main range with winder staircases to sides of end stacks leading from first floor to attic (corresponding staircases from ground to first floor now removed). Attic has double-purlin collar truss roof in 5 bays. C18 addition has chamfered spine bean and joists to ground floor with position of winder staircase visible to right of inglenook fireplace, which has chamfered wood lintel. Similar roof to that of main range in 2 bays.


Listing NGR: SU2480799336


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2185 IOE Records taken by Ben White; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ben White. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: White, Ben

Rights Holder: White, Ben


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