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Upper Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckley and Stowood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7985 / 51°47'54"N

Longitude: -1.1713 / 1°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 457243

OS Northings: 211414

OS Grid: SP572114

Mapcode National: GBR 8YN.BNW

Mapcode Global: VHCXP.N244

Entry Name: Upper Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246538

Location: Beckley and Stowood, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX3

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Beckley and Stowood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Beckley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

2/1B Upper Park Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16/early C17, remodelled c.1700. Timber framing with
brick infill; limestone rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with
brick gable stacks, 2-unit plan, extended to L-plan. 2 storeys, and 2 storeys
plus attics. 5-window front has taller 3-window early C18 range, to left, with
enlarged C20 windows to ground and first floors and a central dormer.
Timber-framed range, to right, has brick infilling in Flemish bond with flared
headers. Gable wall, to right, rebuilt with massive brick-quoined projecting
chimney. Rear wing, to right, has brick quoins and possibly earlier squared
blocks at plinth level. C20 extension in angle of ranges. Interior: Exposed
framing with first-floor cross beam lodged on hewn brackets; heavy jowled posts
to end frame; clasped-purlin roof with queen-post truss and curved windbraces;
dog-leg stair, with heavy turned balusters, rising to attic; very wide open
fireplace; C18 fireplace; old plank doors with original ironmongery.

Listing NGR: SP5724311414

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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