MONKERY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1047487
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Statutory Address:
MONKERY FARMHOUSE, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONKERY FARMHOUSE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Milton
National Grid Reference:
SP 62943 02715

Details

GREAT MILTON CHURCH ROAD SP60SW (West side) 5/109 Monkery Farmhouse 18/07/63

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Early C17 and later. Limestone rubble with squared quoins; plain-tile roof with brick stacks. L-plan. 3 storeys. Present entrance front in gable wall of wing projecting from right of main range. Doorway is flanked by 2 large projecting stone stacks with many sloping offsets; fenestration of sashes and casements. Hipped roof over C18 brick dentil course with outshut to left. Main range to rear has 2 stone mullioned windows of 3 lights with ovolo mouldings to left of entrance wing and in the left gable wall. 2-window garden front to right has C18 sashes at ground and first floors and 3-light casements at second floor. 4-window rear of main range has mostly 3-light casements. Large C17 brick stack at junction of main range with wing has 3 diagonal shafts and is partly buried in the present roof. Interior: Chamfered and stopped beams in entrance wing; partitions of light timber framing; 4-bay roof to main range with 2 rows of clasped purlins; cellar with heavy flat joists above. Formerly the prebendal farmhouse of "Milton Ecclesia". Bought by John Cave in 1650 and enlarged, probably by building the entrance wing. Roofs raised in C18 and house much altered subsequently. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, pp. 118-19).

Listing NGR: SP6294302715

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
246875
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1962), 118-9

Legal

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

End of official listing

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