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COMBE HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL

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: COMBE HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL

List entry Number: 1053003

Location

COMBE HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Combe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jun-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252702

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History

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Details

COMBE SP4115 17/48 Combe House and attached wall 27/08/57 (Formerly listed as Combe House) GV II Rectory, now house. Early C17 to rear; mainly c.1812. Coursed limestone rubble, with dressed stone and ashlar to front; gabled stone slate roofs, with some Welsh slate; moulded Georgian-style end and lateral stone ashlar stacks. Courtyard plan. Early C19 Tudor/Gothick Revival style. 2-storey, 3-window range front. 2-light stone-mullioned and cinquefoil-headed windows with 4-pane sashes; similar windows in 2-storey canted bay to left. Label moulds continued as string course beneath parapet. Similar bay window and attached doorway in right gable end. Similar windows in parapeted gable end of wing to right, which has early C19 label moulds over 2 plank doors, and early C19 mullioned windows. Wing to left has segmental-arched stair-windows, and early C19 label moulds over C20 windows. Crenellated parapets to side wings. Rear wing has crow-stepped gables, an early C19 two-centred arched doorway; hood moulds over C17 five-light leaded ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned window and similar early C19 four-light windows. Interior: dog-leg staircase to left with stick balusters. Gothick plaster cornices and stone fireplaces. Panelled doors. C17 chamfered beams and collar-truss roof in rear wing. Subsidiary features: L-shaped wall attached to rear left corner, of limestone rubble with ashlar coping, is approximately 27 x 87 metres. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp552-3; National Monuments Record)

Listing NGR: SP4134915843

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 552-3

National Grid Reference: SP 41349 15843

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