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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: 1048385



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 249609

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KINGSTON BAGPUIZE WITH SOUTHMOOR RECTORY LANE SU4097 (West side) 14/111 Little Pelham 09/02/66

- II

Rectory, now house. Designed c.1723 by Dr. George Clarke of Oxford for Richard Blechinden: remodelled c.1820-30, Coursed limestone rubble; hipped Welsh slate roof; brick end stacks and rear lateral stack. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys: symmetrical 5-window range. Central bay is framed by rusticated Doric pilasters and has unusual ashlar open-pedimented porch: rusticated pilasters have alternating plain and frosted stonework to raised pilaster quoins and raised voussoirs; prominent frosted keystone to round-arched doorway: Double-leaf C19 half-glazed doors with Gothick fanlight, ground floor flat stone arches and C19 first-floor stone lintels over early C19 sashes. Rear: early C18 2-bay range of one storey and attic; coursed linestone rubble with gabled old tile roof and brick end stack: rear wall has 2 early C18 sashes with thick glazing bars, and leaded dormer casements: adjoins rear right outshut. Interior: early C18 fireplace in room to left, and early C18 panelled doors. Early C19 fireplaces and open-well staircase with stick balusters. This house is one of only 2 buildings which Dr. Clarke designed outside 0xford. (Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.161; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.349; H.M.Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, 1978, p.217).

Listing NGR: SU4079197633

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 217
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 349
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 161

National Grid Reference: SU 40791 97633


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