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Barn and Attached Outbuildings Approximately 15 Metres East of Caswell House and Caswell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Curbridge, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7718 / 51°46'18"N

Longitude: -1.5358 / 1°32'9"W

OS Eastings: 432124

OS Northings: 208222

OS Grid: SP321082

Mapcode National: GBR 6VQ.VZ7

Mapcode Global: VHC01.BQFM

Entry Name: Barn and Attached Outbuildings Approximately 15 Metres East of Caswell House and Caswell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252142

Location: Curbridge, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Curbridge

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Witney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

15/69 Barn and attached outbuildings
12/09/55 approx. 15m. E of Caswell
House and Caswell Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Caswell
House and Barns)


Barn. Probably C17; re-roofed late C18/early C19. Coursed limestone rubble;
gabled stone slate roof. 5-bay plan with central threshing floor. Timber lintel
over central double doors. Interior: collar-truss roof with butt purlins.
Subsidiary features: early C19 L-shaped loosebox range, of similar materials,
attached to left. Early C19 covered cart-loading bays to right: of 6 bays, with
stone piers to right side and hipped Welsh slate roof; plank loft door in barn
for unloading sheaves of corn. Long outbuilding to rear, former stables,
cowhouse and granary: mainly C17, with earlier origins; left side wall has
timber lintels over three C17 plank doors with Norfolk latches and strap hinges,
another similar door set in a chamfered stone architrave, a C17 chamfered stone
light and four C19 hit-and-miss ventilators; stone steps to granary door.
Interior: cowhouse at front has ogee-stopped chamfered beams and cobbled floor;
granary above has 4-bay through-purlin roof, with 2 collar trusses and 2 upper
crucks with arch-braced collars and saddled apex. Cowhouse behind is open to
4-bay collar-truss roof with through purlins. Similar roof in hayloft over
stables to rear, which have cobbled floor and oak manger and stalls. This
farmbuildinq is a rare and important survival.

Listing NGR: SP3212408222

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

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