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Rectory Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Northmoor, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7226 / 51°43'21"N

Longitude: -1.3912 / 1°23'28"W

OS Eastings: 442148

OS Northings: 202825

OS Grid: SP421028

Mapcode National: GBR 7XT.WM2

Mapcode Global: VHC09.TYWV

Entry Name: Rectory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 17 October 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252297

Location: Northmoor, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Northmoor

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northmoor

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

11/213 Rectory Farmhouse
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Rectory
Farmhouse and dovecote)


Farmhouse. Datestone 1629 above door. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone
slate roof; stone rendered ridge stack and similar gable end stack to left wing.
L-plan with front left wing. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Label mould
over moulded stone architrave with sunk spandrels framing C18 four-panelled
door. Label moulds over ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned round-headed windows, with
sunk spandrels, of one, 2 and 4 lights. Two C20 gabled roof dormers. Front left
wing of 2-window range: 2 similar one-light windows and canted 3-storey bay
window with similar mullioned windows and render over timber-framed upper
storey. Similar round-headed and square-headed mullioned windows and 2 early C17
studded doors with chamfered arched surrounds to left side and rear. C18 and mid
C19 service ranges of similar materials to right. Interior; left wing; central
timber-framed partition, and winder stairs set in timber frame with moulded
arched doorframes; front room has moulded stone fireplace, moulded plaster
cornice and plasterwork with pomegranate trails etc. to soffit of beam; first
floor has similar plasterwork in front room and chamfered beams. 2 units with
central lobby-entry to right: newel stairs to right; lobby has moulded arched
doorframes; room to right has chamfered beam and open fireplace with
hollow-chamfered wood bressumer and stone jambs; room to left has ogee-moulded
beam and moulded stone fireplace with sunk spandrels. Room to rear left, former
buttery and pantry, has moulded arched doorframe. Rectory Farmhouse stands on a
moated site south of the Church of St. Denys (q.v.), and is a good example of an
unaltered early C17 house.

Listing NGR: SP4215002825

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

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