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Lower Idstone Farmhouse and Rose Cottage Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5575 / 51°33'26"N

Longitude: -1.6327 / 1°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 425557

OS Northings: 184352

OS Grid: SU255843

Mapcode National: GBR 5WZ.81P

Mapcode Global: VHC14.N36V

Entry Name: Lower Idstone Farmhouse and Rose Cottage Adjoining

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250660

Location: Ashbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Ashbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

8/32 Lower Idstone Farmhouse and
21/11/66 Rose Cottage adjoining
(Formerly listed as Lower
Idstone Farmhouse and cottage
attached to Lower Idstone

- II

Farmhouse. Datestone at rear: BEB 1595, rebuilt early/mid C18. Uncoursed sarsen
rubble and coursed squared chalk; brick dressings: stone slate roof, brick
stacks. Central staircase plan. 2-storey 5-window range. Brick segmental arch
with central key over mid C19 4-panellled door with late C20 flat hood;
initials IR over front door. Brick segmental arches over mid C19 horned sashes;
brick band in Flemish bond. Gabled roof; mid C18 ridge stack and one late C19
rear lateral stack. Mid C19 dairy lean-to against rear right wall. Thatched 1
1/2 storey cottage against the right gable end. Sarsen and chalk rubble,
brought to course, chalk block quoins, thatched roof. 1 1/2 storeys. 2 window
range, brick segmental arch over late C19 plank door; brick segmental arches
over early C20 two-light casements. The main block incorporates an earlier
building with chalk quoins: brick quoins seem to have been built from floor
level to eaves when the house was heightened in the mid C19.

Listing NGR: SU2555784352

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