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Ramsden House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsden, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8334 / 51°50'0"N

Longitude: -1.4847 / 1°29'4"W

OS Eastings: 435603

OS Northings: 215102

OS Grid: SP356151

Mapcode National: GBR 6V6.3F7

Mapcode Global: VHBZW.65YV

Entry Name: Ramsden House

Listing Date: 13 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252528

Location: Ramsden, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Ramsden

Built-Up Area: Ramsden

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ramsden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

18/113 Ramsden House


Parsonage, now house: 1862, by William Wilkinson. Squared and coursed limestone
with ashlar dressings; slate roofs. Irregular plan with service wing projecting
to north-west. In a Gothic Revival style. Two storeys and attic with service
wing of one storey and attic. Chamfered plinth; parapeted gables with shaped
kneelers and finials at apices. Various stone stacks with offsets and chamfered
caps. Mainly chamfered shallow-arched glazing bar sashes with bar stops and
stone arches. North-west (entrance) front: projecting wing to left with
quatrefoil in apex of gable, single sash to attic and first floor, and paired
ground-floor sashes with relieving arch. Narrow first-floor sash in right-hand
return. Right-hand range with first-floor sash to left and staircase sash to
right at mezzanine level with margin lights. Partly-enclosed stone porch in
angle to left; one x 3 bays with chamfered square columns supporting entablature
with blocking course, hipped roof, pair of doors each with 2 raised and fielded
panels, and diamond-leaded side windows. Right-hand return front: gabled range
set-back to left with quatrefoil in apex, paired first-floor sashes lighting
staircase with margin lights and relieving arch, and half-glazed door to right
with continuous lean-to porch. Projecting right-hand gable with small Gothic
attic window and 2-storey square bay with chamfered string course, hipped roof,
single first-floor sash and triple ground-floor sashes. Stack in valley to
centre. South-east (garden) front: left-hand range with pair of first-floor
square-headed sashes and ground-floor hipped-roofed square bay with cross
window. Projecting centre gabled wing with quatrefoil in apex, attic sash and
2-storey square bay with chamfered string courses, coped parapet, 2 first-floor
sashes and ground-floor sashes flanking central glazed door. External stone
lateral stack to left, corbelled from first floor. Range of one storey and attic
set back to right with gabled semi-dormer and ground floor bay with canted
right-hand corner, string course and coped parapet, 3 square-headed sashes to
left and 2 Gothic sashes to right; 4-panelled door to return with moulded flat
hood on shaped stone brackets. Service wing to north-east. Ridge stack and end
stack. South-west front with pair of gabled semi-dormers, 2 ground-floor sashes
to right and 3-light wooden casement to left. Interior not inspected but noted
as having 3-light staircase, with landings, closed string, turned balusters and
square newel posts.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p734)

Listing NGR: SP3559715108

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