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Bradshaws Farmhouse with Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kelmscott, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6922 / 51°41'31"N

Longitude: -1.6459 / 1°38'45"W

OS Eastings: 424569

OS Northings: 199325

OS Grid: SU245993

Mapcode National: GBR 5V6.YGP

Mapcode Global: VHC0C.FQ6N

Entry Name: Bradshaws Farmhouse with Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 30 March 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253810

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

10/58 Bradshaws Farmhouse with
attached garden wall
(Formerly listed as Bradshaws

Farmhouse. Dated 1757 with C19 additions and alterations. Limestone ashlar front
with alternating chamfered angle quoins; roughly coursed and dressed rubble to
sides and rear. Hipped stone slate roof. Original L-plan with C19 addition in
angle to rear on right. 2 storeys on moulded chamfered plinth. Five-window
front, 2-light mullion windows in moulded architraves, those to first floor
directly below eaves, 2 to right of entrance on ground floor replaced by early
C19 tripartite glazing bar sash window reusing original mullions. Central
entrance; C18 pedimented doorcase with pulvinated frieze partly concealed by
early C19 stone pilastered porch with ogee arch to gable. 6-panel door with
raised oval and rectangular discs in fluted wood surround with plain rectangular
overlight. Initials "EB" in raised lettering and date "1757" scratched on lead
flashing of pediment. Integral axial stacks to back wall on left and right have
moulded dripstones and capping. Left return has cross window on each floor, that
to first floor infilled with brick. 2 cross windows with dripstones on each
floor to right return, those to right infilled with brick. C19 rubble stone
lean-to attached to short hip-roofed range at right-angles to rear on left and
C19 gabled range parallel to main range in angle to right (see straight joint).
Garden wall: attached to front corners of main range. Probably contemporary with
house. Roughly coursed limestone rubble with coping, ramped to angles. Interior.
Dog-leg staircase to central stone-flagged entrance hall has moulded handrail
and barleysugar balusters to open string. Raised and fielded panelling (c.1757)
in right ground-floor room, which also has contemporary moulded plaster ceiling
cornice and spine beam. C19 pilastered wood surround to fireplace. C18 moulded
stone surround to fireplace in left ground-floor room and 2 more to first
floor. Wide floor boards to first floor and attic, which has double-purlin
collar truss roof.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p667)

Listing NGR: SU2456999325

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