WITTS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052787
Date first listed:
30-Aug-1988
Statutory Address:
WITTS FARMHOUSE, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
WITTS FARMHOUSE, MAIN STREET

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 31688 28498

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
253285
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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