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Portway House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirtlington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8761 / 51°52'33"N

Longitude: -1.2743 / 1°16'27"W

OS Eastings: 450054

OS Northings: 219971

OS Grid: SP500199

Mapcode National: GBR 7W7.8NK

Mapcode Global: VHCX7.V3PM

Plus Code: 9C3WVPGG+C7

Entry Name: Portway House

Listing Date: 26 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243438

Location: Kirtlington Park, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX5

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Kirtlington

Built-Up Area: Kirtlington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kirtlington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(East side)

16/53 Portway House

- II

Substantial house. 1684 on datestone, extended early C20. Coursed squared
limestone with ashlar dressings concrete plain-tile, old plain-tile and
Stonesfield-slate roofs with rubble and brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys plus
attics. 3-window garden front has the entrance to left of centre below a blocked
2-light stone-mullioned window, and in the outer bays has 3-light leaded
mullioned windows. A sundial with a rectangular moulded frame is inscribed "TW
AW/1684". A moulded string course rises over the entrance and returns to left.
Roof has 3 gabled roof dormers, a gable stack to right, and is hipped to left
returning over the long rear wing. 3 bays of 6-window elevation facing left are
C17 and have similar 3-light mullioned windows, the central windows lighting a
stair and cutting across the string; extension of the range in similar style
incorporates an earlier single-storey range. Main entrance now in angle of
ranges. Interior not inspected.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.220; Buildings of England; Oxfordshire, p.678).

Listing NGR: SP5005419971

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