Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1048069

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

Statutory Address: BEAUFOREST HOUSE, A329


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Statutory Address: BEAUFOREST HOUSE, A329

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Newington

National Grid Reference: SU 60867 96559


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NEWINGTON A329 SU6096 (West side) 15/37 Beauforest House 18/07/63


Rectory, now house. c.1500, late C18 and c.1800. Limestone ashlar and clunch rubble with some rendering; old plain-tile roofs with brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 5-window ashlar front, with storey band, cornice and parapet has a central doorway with pilasters, a triangular pediment and a delicate fanlight. 12-pane sashes contain much original glass. Hipped roof. Right end is bowed with 3 sashes at each floor, the lower windows 5 panes deep. Coursed clunch bay to rear has tripartite sashes with "C.M. CLOZIER 1774" on a flat arch. Lower range to extreme rear is partly rubble with brick dressings and partly early C20 brick probably replacing timber framing; there is a wooden bellcote on the roof. A subsidiary range extends to right and timber-framed range formerly extended to left. Interior: main rooms have delicate plaster cornices and early C19 fireplaces. Central stair hall has an open-well stair with ramped handrail. Ground floor of earlier rear range has intersecting moulded beans of triangular section and broad chamfered and stopped joists, probably of about 1500. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.716).

Listing NGR: SU6088196476


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Legacy System number: 248274

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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 716

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