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Lower Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Berrick Salome, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6409 / 51°38'27"N

Longitude: -1.1061 / 1°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 461953

OS Northings: 193950

OS Grid: SU619939

Mapcode National: GBR B20.34S

Mapcode Global: VHCYH.S03W

Entry Name: Lower Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248039

Location: Berrick Salome, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Berrick Salome

Built-Up Area: Berrick Salome

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Berrick Salome

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text



Lower Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Lower
Berrick Farmhouse)


Large farmhouse. Probably C15, extended and remodelled c.1600. Coursed clunch
rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 3-unit
through-passage plan with rear wing and stair tower. 2 storeys plus attics.
5-window front, with moulded brick plinth and 4 gables, has 2 entrances,
segmental-arched C19 sashes to left and centre, and 2-light renewed casements,
to right and at first floor. Left doorway has a projecting brick surround with a
chamfered Tudor arch, recessed spandrels and a moulded cornice. Right doorway
retains a moulded cornice over a C19 segmental arch. Roof has large renewed
stacks to right of centre and at left end. Right end wall returning to rear wing
is double gabled with one original wood-mullioned gable window. Rear has three
2-light brick-mullion windows with labels; plus some wooden casements. Hipped
roofed single-storey bay against left end has a blocked light with label, at the
rear and may have been higher. Interior: back-to-back open fireplaces;
intersecting chamfered beams; timber-framed internal walls; open-well stair,
with very large turned pine balusters and knob finials, rising to attics. Roof
has heavy curved windbraces and, between the 2 right bays, there is a C15
arch-braced collar truss springing from octagonal feet, with curved upper
struts. Probably a timber-framed 2-bay open hall.

Listing NGR: SU6195393950

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

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