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Kitebrook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chastleton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9787 / 51°58'43"N

Longitude: -1.6458 / 1°38'44"W

OS Eastings: 424423

OS Northings: 231199

OS Grid: SP244311

Mapcode National: GBR 5QQ.YJ7

Mapcode Global: VHBZ0.FJ8G

Entry Name: Kitebrook House

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253928

Location: Chastleton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL56

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chastleton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Compton, Chastleton, Cornwell, Little Rollright and Salford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1/37 Kitebrook House

- II

House, now school. Circa 1820, probably incorporating parts of an earlier
building, with later C19 additions and alterations. Limestone ashlar with
chamfered alternating angle quoins; low-pitched hipped slate roof with stone
dentilled eaves cornice. 2 storeys with wide first-floor cill band. South front
in 10 bays; horned glazing bar sashes including 3 on each floor to full-height
canted bay to far right and in second bay from left, which has 4 windows on
ground floor. Alternating with 4 contemporary French casements under loggia
between canted bays. This is of wood with glazed roof and moulded entablature
with ball finials supported on 8 open-work Doric columns and antae. Scattered
ridge and end stacks with dentilled capping, mostly to right. Low range attached
to right with round-headed window to rusticated front has later C19 conservatory
attached. Service ranges to left (also possibly slightly later than main block):
regularly coursed limestone rubble with low-pitched hipped slate roof.
Tripartite sash window to first-floor left with another to flat-roofed
projection below. Centre section has 3 glazing bar sashes on each floor. Plain
first-floor cill band continues to slight projection on right which has
tripartite sash window on each floor. Square projection to rear on right of main
range has blind Doric portico with central half-glazed door under segmental
pediment and fixed-light windows with triangular pediments approached by
straight flight of 8 steps. Various C19 ranges attached to rear of service
range. Interior. Raised and carved C19 fireplace surrounds throughout ground
floor. Open-well staircase with rather heavy turned balusters. Said tobe more
panelled rooms on first floor. Conservatory (now with swimming pool inserted)
has C19 cast-iron roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SP2442331199

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