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Wilcote House and Attached Walls, Gateway and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in North Leigh, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8384 / 51°50'18"N

Longitude: -1.4574 / 1°27'26"W

OS Eastings: 437483

OS Northings: 215670

OS Grid: SP374156

Mapcode National: GBR 6V1.QCM

Mapcode Global: VHBZW.P2D0

Entry Name: Wilcote House and Attached Walls, Gateway and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252841

Location: North Leigh, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: North Leigh

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: North Leigh

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5/185 Wilcote House and attached
12/09/55 Walls, gateway and
(Formerly listed as Wilcote
Country house. Early C17, enlarged c.1700: mainly built in 1860s for Charles
Sartoris and again in later C19. Coursed limestone rubble, with ashlar quoins
and dressings; stone-coped stone slate roofs with ball finials; stone stacks
finished in diagonally-set ashlar flues. Complex plan, with early part of house
to rear left. Jacobean style. Mid C19 two-storey, 6-window range front. Gabled
2-storey porch has arched doorway with stone-mullioned overlight. Gabled bay to
right, and one-storey crenellated bay to left. Jacobean-style stone-mullioned
and transomed windows. Round stair-turret with mock timber framing to rear.
Gabled 4-window range of c.1700 to left side wall, has ball finials to coping,
stone mullioned and transomed cross windows set in segmental-arched architraves,
and mullioned attic windows. To rear of this is mid C17 two-storey block with
2-light leaded casement set in pedimented Dutch gable: early C17 three-storey
crenellated block, remodelled in C19, to right. Enclosing yard to rear left are
C17 outbuildings, remodelled in C19, connected to gatearch, stone-coped wall to
left side and outbuilding with gatearch and through-entry to front. Interior not
inspected but noted as having mid/late C19 features.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p830; Information from VCH)

Listing NGR: SP3748315670

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