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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1046549



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243348

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MERTON SP5717 10/106 West End Farmhouse 26/11/51 - II Farmhouse. c.1700, extended late C18/early C19. Limestone ashlar and coursed rubble with some wooden lintels; old plain-tile roof with rebuilt brick stacks. 3-unit plan with end outshut, extended to L plan. 2 storeys plus attic. Symmetrical 5-window ashlar front, with rusticated quoins, plinth and storey band, breaks forward in the middle 3 bays, below a tall parapetted gable containing an oculus; the projecting kneelers return as a stone cornice over the wide flanking bays. Central doorway, with panelled door, has a wide plain architrave with double-stepped keyblock below a flat canopy on shaped brackets. The window above is blind. All windows are of 2 lights and have ovolo-moulded surrounds, retaining central mullions at first floor. End gables contain similar attic windows. Rubble outshut to right is roughly contemporary. Rear has a large stone lateral stack with many offsets, and has stop-chamfered lintels. Rear wing, returning on right has been shortened. Interior: winder stair at first floor; some plank doors and a wooden latch; butt-purlin roof with heavy rafters. Most roof timbers and some window mouldings show signs of being re-used materials. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.222; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.701).

Listing NGR: SP5753617824

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 701
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1957), 222

National Grid Reference: SP 57536 17824


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