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West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
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SP 30 NW LEW 3/241 Lew House

GV II House. C17 in origin, with later extensions, one wing dated 1AF 1786 on tablet; remodelled and further extended 1909 by John Belcher. Mostly of coursed rubble limestone, the 1786 wing with dressed stone gable and gable copings. Stone slate roofs, rubble stone chimneys with moulded cornices. Complex plan with original part in north corner, C18 and altered early C19 wings extending to south-west, and 1909 extensions to south-east. 2 storeys and attic. 1909 fenestration in late C17 style, with wood mullion windows, cross windows and leaded glazing. North-west entrance front has C17 part set back to left. This has 3 bays of cross windows, a heavy bracketed wooden eaves cornice of 1909, and a cruciform chimney. To right of this is a projecting gabled bay with 3-light windows and ashlar porch of 1909. Porch has double doors, large semi-circular arched hood on Doric columns, and heraldic crest in typanum. A narrow bay of 2-light casements separates this from the 1786 wing, also projecting and gabled, which has cross windows with flat stone arches and keyblocks. Irregular service wing to far right, part formerly out- buildings, has attached range of thatched kennels. Interior: C17 part has panelled room in late C17 style, possibly original in part but probably of 1909.

Listing NGR: SP3258106385


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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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