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West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Little Faringdon
National Grid Reference:
SP 22843 01379


LITTLE FARINGDON LECHLADE ROAD (South-east side) SP20SW Butterfield House 1/126 (Formerly listed as Tall chimneys (former Vicarage)) II GV

Rectory, now house. 1867 by William Butterfield. Rock-faced limestone ashlar with ashlar dressings; red machine tile roofs with coped verges on carved stone kneelers. Free Tudor Gothic style; double-depth plan with cross-wing. 2 and 3 storeys with moulded eaves cornice and ground-floor all band to main range and coped parapet to flat-roofed range to right. Irregular fenestration; segmental-headed sash windows, some paired, to left and centre of main range including to hipped eaves dormer to centre. Internal staircase to right lit by rectangular tier of 3 mullioned windows, upper with cinquefoil-headed top-hung casements, blind and with transom to centre and with fixed lights to bottom. Prominent ridge stack to left of dormer and.external end stack to right, both with projecting capping. Projecting gable to right has moulded segmental-headed paired sash window on first floor and window with blind plate tracery to ground floor. Entrance through Tudor-arched boarded double doors with decorative strap hinges in 2-storey, T-shaped, flat-roofed range in angle to right. Parallel rear range similar to front with ridge stacks. Interior. Original staircase rises to attic with slender balusters to open string. Panelled doors throughout. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p685; Paul Thompson; William Butterfield (1971), pp139, 221, 264, 328, 405, 439) [2435]

Listing NGR: SP2284301379


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J, The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 685
Thompson, P, William Butterfield Victorian Architect, (1971), 139 221
Thompson, P, William Butterfield Victorian Architect, (1971), 264 328
Thompson, P, William Butterfield Victorian Architect, (1971), 405 439


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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