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Lower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelmscott, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6901 / 51°41'24"N

Longitude: -1.6405 / 1°38'25"W

OS Eastings: 424945

OS Northings: 199096

OS Grid: SU249990

Mapcode National: GBR 5V7.S3T

Mapcode Global: VHC0C.JS28

Entry Name: Lower House

Listing Date: 30 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253824

Location: Kelmscott, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Kelmscott

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Broadwell with Kelmscott

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

10/72 Lower House

Farmhouse, now house. Late C17 with minor later additions and alterations.
Roughly coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof with moulded coped verges and
kneelers. L-plan with low range to rear on right. 2 storeys and attic with
moulded wooden eaves cornice interrupted by central gabled full dormer with
stop-chamfered stone dripmould at eaves level and dripmould above 2-light
mullion window. Moulded coped verges with kneelers and ball finial to apex.
5-window front; chamfered leaded cross windows with continuous dripmould to
ground floor. Gabled 2-light leaded dormers in middle of roof slope to left and
right. Central entrance; 6-panel door in moulded stone surround with rectangular
overlight under flat wooden hood with elaborately carved scrolled brackets.
Integral end stacks with moulded capping and bases. Lean-to attached to rear of
rear range. Interior. Not inspected at time of resurvey (May 1987) but likely to
be of interest.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p667)

Listing NGR: SU2494599096

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