Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053508

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1955

Statutory Address: MANOR FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: MANOR FARMHOUSE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Kencot

National Grid Reference: SP 25304 04338


SP2404-2504 KENCOT 8/231 Manor Farmhouse 12/09/55 II Farmhouse, now house. Rear wing probably C16; front wing added C17 to form T-plan, with C18 stair turret in rear angle; another wing to right, dated 1829 on gable end but possibly earlier in origin; early C19 bakehouse wing and other small C19 and C20 extensions to rear; refurbished early C20. Coursed rubble limestone, the right wing with slobbered pointing; stone slate roofs with coped gables to far left and right; ashlar chimneys with moulded cornices. C17 wing is of 2 storeys and attic and 3 bays, with large gabled full dormer to centre bay. This wing has hollow-chamfered stone mullion windows with Tudor hoodmoulds and old metal casements, 4-light to ground floor, 3-light to first floor and attic dormer. Right bay has C19 6-panelled top-lit door in early C19 ashlar porch with open pediment on Doric columns. Between left bays is a large stack with row of 4 square shafts. Wing to right is of 2 storeys and 2 bays and has matching fenestration. Only top left window is old and may be reused; other windows are early C20. Chimneys also altered early C20, with single shaft moved from centre to end, and 2 diagonal shafts added to rear lateral stack. Rear wing is smaller in scale, with gables to west and south, chimney with 2 diagonal shafts, and one old stone mullion window. Interior has stone fireplaces with 4-centred arches in C17 wing, those to ground floor refurbished early C20, and early-mid C18 plaster cornice with egg and dart ornament in left bay of same wing. Rear wing has winder stairs in line with stack, and remnants of truss, possibly once arch-braced. Front wings reroofed 1902.

Listing NGR: SP2530404338


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

Legacy System number: 253543

Legacy System: LBS

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