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Troy Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9475 / 51°56'50"N

Longitude: -1.2458 / 1°14'44"W

OS Eastings: 451937

OS Northings: 227934

OS Grid: SP519279

Mapcode National: GBR 8WM.XHZ

Mapcode Global: VHCWW.C98W

Entry Name: Troy Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422083

Location: Somerton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Somerton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SOMERTON ARDLEY ROAD
SP52NW (North side)
3/77 Troy Farmhouse
- II

Large farmhouse. Early C18, altered and extended C19. Coursed squared limestone
with wooden lintels: brick; Welsh-slate roofs with brick stacks. L-plan. 2
storeys plus attic. Right bay of 5-window front is of narrower rubble and may be
of earlier origin. All bays have 3-light casements to both floors except bay 3
which has a 2-liqht window above a glazed door; there is also a small window to
right of bay 4. Roof has 5 gabled roof dormers with C19 bargeboards, and has 4
stacks with paired shafts. Lower wing returns on right with further casements.
All openings an both ranges have chamfered lintels. Rear of main range is partly
obscured by a C19 brick wing. Interior not inspected. Recorded on the site from
C16 and probably on the site of a C15 manor house. Has an ancient turf maze in
the grounds.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p291; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p768)


Listing NGR: SP5193727934

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