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WITTS FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: WITTS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1052787

Location

WITTS FARMHOUSE, MAIN STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Over Norton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253285

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

OVER NORTON MAIN STREET SP3028-3128 (West side) 13/105 Witts Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Late C17 and early C18, altered c.1800. Coursed squared limestone with some ashlar dressings and wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with ashlar-and-brick gable stacks. Central-stair plan with added parallel range to rear. 2 storeys plus attic on a semi-basement. Symmetrical 3-window front, with 16-pane sashes in the outer bays and a 12-pane sash above the central doorway, was altered c.1800 from a 5-window front and retains blocked narrow windows to both floors, stone-mullioned cellar windows, and a moulded string which returns around the end walls. Steep-pitched roof has 2 gabled roof dormers, and each stack has a plinth with a moulded cap and 2 renewed diagonal brick shafts. Rear range is shorter and has 3 large transomed 3-light casements at each floor, mostly with renewed frames. Interior: C17 dogleg stair rising to attic with barleytwist balusters and a moulded handrail; vaulted cellars with 2 chamfered stone doorways.

Listing NGR: SP3168828498

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National Grid Reference: SP 31688 28498

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