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Lodge Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Spelsbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8768 / 51°52'36"N

Longitude: -1.4293 / 1°25'45"W

OS Eastings: 439381

OS Northings: 219959

OS Grid: SP393199

Mapcode National: GBR 6TP.CFQ

Mapcode Global: VHBZQ.53Q2

Entry Name: Lodge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434135

Location: Spelsbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Spelsbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Spelsbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SPELSBURY DITCHLEY PARK
SP31NE
10/190 Lodge Farmhouse

GV II*

Farmhouse, former park feature or lodge. c.1770. Coursed rubble stone with stone
dressings and Welsh slate hipped roof. Stone and block central ridge stacks.
Gothick details. 2-storey. 3-window range of 2-light casements in arched and
moulded surrounds. Tall blocked windows to ground floor. Central bay breaks
forward slightly and has central door up flight of steps. Fanlight with gothick
tracery. Moulded hood mould over. A single-light narrow arched window to either
side. Plinth and moulded cornice. Left and right sides have single glazing-bar
sashes with Gothick tracery to the arched heads. Rear was principal front to the
park. The centre is canted forward and has an open archway with 4-centred head
to each side. Moulded impost band and heads. Openings now blocked with recessed
walling which has part-glazed door and sashed windows. 5 quatrefoil windows
above and to sides all with fine and elaborate decorative glazing. Ground floor
either side of canted bay has a glazing-bar sash with gothick tracery to the
arched head. Moulded hood mould. The moulded cornice has a rim of pendentures as
its lowest element. Interior: dog-leg staircase. Hexagonal kitchen was formerly
the open garden room behind the canted bay and retains a triglyph frieze in
part. Forms a group and intended formal composition with stable approximately 5
metres south-east (q.v.) and stable approximately 5 metres south-west (q.v.).
Overlooks a small valley in Ditchley Park where there was formerly a lake.


Listing NGR: SP3937919950

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