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Chalford Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7034 / 51°42'12"N

Longitude: -0.9586 / 0°57'30"W

OS Eastings: 472061

OS Northings: 201029

OS Grid: SP720010

Mapcode National: GBR C2R.4G2

Mapcode Global: VHDVN.BGL1

Plus Code: 9C3XP23R+9H

Entry Name: Chalford Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249030

Location: Aston Rowant, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX39

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Aston Rowant

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chinnor, Sydenham, Aston and Crowell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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12/16 Chalford Manor Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Probably early C17. Stone coursed rubble plinth; red brick wtih some
flared headers in English bond to ground floor; large timber framing with brick
infill to first floor centre; tile hanging on timber framing to first floor left
and right; old plain-tile roof, cross-gabled to left; brick massive end stack to
left with truncated diagonally-set flues. 2-unit through-passage plan with
cross-wing. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. C20 ribbed door to left of
centre with porch of timber framing with brick infill and plain-tile gabled
roof. C20 round bay window to left with wood mullion and transom window having
leaded-lights. Two 3-light wood mullion and transom windows to centre. 3 wood
cross-windows to first floor centre. 3-light wood mullion and transom window to
left. 2-light wood mullion window to cross-gable at left. Raking dormer to
centre with wood mullion window of 13 lights. Interior: straight flight
staircase to left of centre; winder staircase to right end. Open fireplace with
moulded brick Tudor-arched surround to sitting room at left. Ovolo-moulded spine
beams to ground floor. Queen-post roof construction. History: possibly built by
William Hester in 161S, for his son (also William) who married Dorothy Clarke.
Partly moated site.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. VIII, 1964, p.19-20).

Listing NGR: SP7206101029

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