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Kitt's Quarry House and Barn to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8089 / 51°48'31"N

Longitude: -1.6508 / 1°39'2"W

OS Eastings: 424172

OS Northings: 212306

OS Grid: SP241123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SV.HH5

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.BSNP

Entry Name: Kitt's Quarry House and Barn to South

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421820

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Burford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BURFORD AND UPTON UPTON
AND SIGNET
SP2412-2512 Kitt's Quarry House Quarry House
5/212 and Barn to South
12.9.55 (previously listed as listed as
Kitts Quarry House) Quarry House)

GV II


Quarrymasters' House. C17, extended 1698 by Christopher Kempster (one of
Wren's master masons, who also provided stone for St Paul's). C19
extensions to North, C20 extensions to West; remodelled by Gordon Russell,
Rubble to cottage, barn and extensions, fine-jointed cut and squared
rubble for 1698 extension, Cotswold stone roofs. Ashlar end and rear
chimneys. Main part (East front): 2 storeys; 5 windows, 3 of them
doubled and lengthened in mid-C20 in matching style, simple architraves,
C20 casements; the lintel of central window inscribed "CHRISTOPHER
KEMPSTER BUILT THIS IN 1698;" door off-centre left with flat architrave,
edge-bead and flat hood. Irregular C19 and C20 gabled service extensions
to North. Barn with much steeper pitch roof and now with late C20
chamfered mullion window in North bay. To rear (entrance) the elevation
is irregular with central lean-to front, projecting 2-storey-and-attic C17
cottage to right with 2- and 3-light mullioned windows and also similar
windows to sides. The barn has projecting gabled midstrey (and now late
C20 mullion window to North bay!). Interior: C19 passage masks segment-
headed entry to 1698 part, numerous fittings of c.1700. Mid C20 well stair
in C17 style beside the C17 cottage.


Listing NGR: SP2417212306

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