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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262767
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434135
Location: Spelsbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Spelsbury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Spelsbury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SPELSBURY DITCHLEY PARK
10/190 Lodge Farmhouse
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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