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Showell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Tew, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9593 / 51°57'33"N

Longitude: -1.4792 / 1°28'45"W

OS Eastings: 435884

OS Northings: 229105

OS Grid: SP358291

Mapcode National: GBR 6SN.4TY

Mapcode Global: VHBZ9.90WV

Entry Name: Showell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251912

Location: Little Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Little Tew

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5/102 Showell Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Early/mid C18, possibly partly earlier. Coursed limestone rubble and
ashlar with wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with ashlar stacks. 3-unit
plan extended to 4 units. 2 storeys plus attic. Irregular 5-window front has a
doorway, to left of centre, with a 4-panel door within a C19 ashlar porch with a
semi-circular keystoned archway; above it is a tripartite sash. To left are
casements of 2 and 3 lights and, to right, 2 bays with regularly-spaced C20
casements. The bay to extreme right is in ashlar and is slightly later. Gables
have parapets and stacks, and 2 further ridge stacks flank the entrance bay.
Rear has 2 small projections, raised late C20 to 2 storeys. Interior: some ogee
chamfer stops to some beams and some gabled roof dormers. Attic beam said to be
inscribed 1724. Showell was the site of a deserted village.

Listing NGR: SP3588429105

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

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