WALK FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052784
Date first listed:
30-Aug-1988
Statutory Address:
WALK FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALK FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Over Norton
National Grid Reference:
SP 33815 30008

Details

OVER NORTON SP33SW 2/93 Walk Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Late C18, probably extended early C19 and C20. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roofs with stone-and-brick stacks. 2-unit plan with rear stair wing and subsidiary ranges. 2 storeys plus attic and one storey plus attic. Symmetrical 3-window front of taller main range, with ashlar plinth and storey bands, has short 6-pane sashes at first floor, but at ground floor has larger windows with 2-light casements flanking the central doorway, which has a moulded stone canopy on shaped brackets; all windows have ashlar segmental arches. Steep-pitched roof has 2 gabled half dormers and gable stacks with stone plinths. Lower 2-window range to left is of 2 builds and has further segmental-arched casements, 2 half dormers and a secondary entrance; ridge stack has a stone plinth. Main range has a tall gabled stair tower, returning to rear from the left, and the angle has been infilled. Lower range has a contemporary rear wing. Interior not inspected. Built between 1767 and 1790. Walk Farm was in Heythrop Civil Parish until 1985. (VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p132)

Listing NGR: SP3381530008

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
253274
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 132

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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Date: 26 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/13420/08
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