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Latitude: 51.9183 / 51°55'5"N
Longitude: -1.2967 / 1°17'48"W
OS Eastings: 448468
OS Northings: 224647
OS Grid: SP484246
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.NZ8
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.G1VS
Entry Name: Darville Cottage darville House old Barn Cottage
Listing Date: 26 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1225692
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422082
Location: Lower Heyford, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Lower Heyford
Built-Up Area: Lower Heyford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Lower Heyford
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
LOWER HEYFORD STATION ROAD
SP4824 (South side)
10/75 Darville House, Darville
Cottage and Old Barn Cottage
Inn and outbuildings, now 3 houses. Early C18 altered C20. Colourwashed rubble
with some wooden lintels; Welsh-slate roof with brick stacks. Single range with
rear additions. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-window front of Darville House to right
(formerly the public bars) has early-C19 canted 2-storey bay windows with
sashes, in the outer bays, and in the middle bay has a 16-pane sash above a
smaller bay window; the 6-panel door is set to left of centre. Darville Cottage,
to left, has an irregular 3-window front with renewed 2-light casements and a
further entrance; the right bay is earlier and has a rubble flat arch over the
ground-floor window. Old Barn Cottage, to left again, was converted from an
outbuilding range and has C20 casements. Additions to rear of the houses are
mainly. C20, but to rear of Darville House a C18 rear wing is now linked to an
earlier bear store, all part of the house, Interior: Darville House has
chamfered joists and beams to both floors, a large inglenook fireplace with
chamfered cambered bressumer, and has some C18 doors plus the upper flight of a
quarter-turn stair with winders; roof has butt purlins with through tenons.
Interiors of Darville Cottage and Old Barn Cottage not inspected. Formerly the
Red Lion Inn.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p183)
Listing NGR: SP4846824647
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