HARPSDEN COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1047412

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Statutory Address: HARPSDEN COURT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HARPSDEN COURT

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Harpsden

National Grid Reference: SU 76372 80852

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History

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Details

HARPSDEN SU78SE 7/76 Harpsden Court 24/10/51 GV II* Country house. Possibly C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Red brick; rough cast render to front; plain tile roof; brick stacks. 2 storey and attic, 2 window cross-gable to left, 2-storey porch, 4-window range, 2-window cross gable to right. Panelled studded door to porch, 4-light 2-row wooden mullion and transom window to 1st floor with shaped gable above. Cross gable to left; two 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows to ground floor; false circular bulls-eye window to gable. 4-window range to right of porch; three 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows to ground floor, with 4-light wooden mullion and transom window to left of centre with gothick decorative top. 1st floor: 4-light wooden mullion and transom window with gothick top above that on ground floor; 2-light mullion and transom window to right. Palladian sash window to right. Cross gable to right; two 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows to ground and first floor. False circular bulls-eye window to gable. Pedimented dormers to roof, ridge stack to right. Left hand return: 2 storeys and attic with 3 cross-gables. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest. History: described c. 1540 by Leland as house with 2 courtyards. (Pevsner, N. Buildings of England : Oxfordshire 1979, p.634-5).

Listing NGR: SU7637280852

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Legacy System number: 247097

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 634-35

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