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College Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Newington, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9967 / 51°59'48"N

Longitude: -1.4075 / 1°24'27"W

OS Eastings: 440773

OS Northings: 233307

OS Grid: SP407333

Mapcode National: GBR 6S5.YR7

Mapcode Global: VHBZ4.K27N

Plus Code: 9C3WXHWR+MX

Entry Name: College Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 14 November 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430885

Location: South Newington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: South Newington

Built-Up Area: South Newington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: South Newington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description

SOUTH NEWINGTON THE TOWN
SP4033 (North side)
11/272 College Farmhouse
08/12/55

GV II


Shown on O.S. map as Cottage Farm.
Farmhouse now house. Datestone 1659/BB/D/P/B. Extended C18. Regular coursed
ironstone rubble. Steeply pitched stone slate roof laid to diminishing courses.
Stone stacks to ends and ridge. Stone copings. Moulded stone coping to plinth.
Elevation to road: 2-unit plan, 2 storeys plus attic; 2-window range. Front to
left. C20 door off-centre to right has chamfered stone jambs and head to
doorway. 4-light stone mullion with hood mould, label stops to left and a
similar 3-light window to right. Two 3-light similar windows to first floor.
Attic has a 2-light stone mullioned window with hood mould and label stops.
Single storey extension to right has a 2-light stone mullion. Left end: 2-light
flat faced stone mullion to cellar. 3- and 4-light stone mullioned windows to
ground floor have hood moulds and label stops. Two similar 3-light windows to
first floor. 2 gabled roof dormers. Windows have lead cames C20 and original
wrought iron window catches. Renewed stone to some windows. Interior: Stop
chamfered beams and chamfered joists. Inglenook fireplace with chamfered
bressumer. Wooden spiral stair. Stone flag floors. Elm panelling and shutters to
windows. Original plan of kitchen, hall and parlour survives. Noted as a rare
example of the 3-unit developing into an L-shaped plan.
(Wood-Jones, R.B., Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region,
1963, pp.136-7).


Listing NGR: SP4077333307

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