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Hunts Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Harpsden, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5198 / 51°31'11"N

Longitude: -0.9289 / 0°55'43"W

OS Eastings: 474415

OS Northings: 180642

OS Grid: SU744806

Mapcode National: GBR C4Y.L0G

Mapcode Global: VHDWM.V297

Plus Code: 9C3XG39C+WF

Entry Name: Hunts Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 25 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247212

Location: Harpsden, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Harpsden

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Harpsden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Henley on Thames


SU 78 SW
6/191 Hunt's Farm Cottage
House, now 2 cottages. Probably C15 and C16, refronted mid C19. Timber frame with
brick infill at rear; otherwise flint with brick dressings; plain tile roof with tile
ridges; brick stacks. 2-bay cruck house, possibly originally longer, with 2-bay
timber-framed addition to east (right). South (yard) elevation: 2-storey, 3-bay
main range with flanking side outshuts under catslide roofs; wide bay on right of
one storey with attic; C20 wing to rear left of one storey. Brick plinth and quoin
strips at angles to surrounds, and linking ground and lst-floor openings. Right bay
has 4-panel door in reveal with blind window over and 3-light window to right on
each floor. Bays 1 and 2 have a 3-light window to each floor. Windows have wooden
casements some with leading but most now with glazing bars. Ground-floor openings
have segmental arches. Left-hand outshut has timber framing with brick infill; door
with window to left and above. Roof hipped, with stack to ridge between right-hand
bays, and one at left end. Single-storey bay has door; roof half-hipped on right;
and central stack. Rear: timber frame has sole plate on tall plinth; right-hand
section has vertical studs, rear of two cruck blades, that on left with end of tie;
3 small-pane windows. Left section has rectangular panels, 2 windows, and a
flat-roofed dormer. Interior: left-hand section has 2 cruck blades rising from rear
sole plate; part of top of one front cruck blade survives; and base of one curved
wind brace. On ground floor, left-hand room has chamfered spine-beam with lambs
tongue stops; and a large scantling tie-beam between bays 2 and 3. Interior of
right-hand cottage not inspected. The building appears on J Blagrave's 1586 map of
the Manor of Harding. See Henley on Thames Archaeological and Historical Group,
Vernacular Buildings Research Section, Report No 44/1986.

Listing NGR: SU7441580642

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