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College Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9192 / 51°55'9"N

Longitude: -1.2942 / 1°17'39"W

OS Eastings: 448637

OS Northings: 224757

OS Grid: SP486247

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.PLY

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.J151

Entry Name: College Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 November 1951

Last Amended: 26 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422075

Location: Lower Heyford, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

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

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Listing Text

LOWER HEYFORD MARKET SQUARE
SP4824 (South side)
10/67 College Farmhouse
26/11/51 (Formerly listed as Knapton's
Farmhouse)
GV II

Farmhouse now house. Late C17/early C18, extended C19 and altered C20. Coursed
limestone and marlstone rubble with wooden lintels and some ashlar dressings;
concrete plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 3-unit through-passage plan with
rear service wing. 2 storeys. Regular 4-window front has 3-light casements
except to bay 3 where there is a 2-light window above the entrance; the upper
windows retain wooden lintels and C18/early-C19 iron casements, but the lower
windows have newer casements with concrete lintels. The roof has gable stacks
plus a ridge stack to right of centre. Right gable wall has large ashlar quoins
and returns to a short rear wing which continues as a lower service range. Rear
has a C19 stair wing in the angle of the ranges, and the lower range retains a
small 2-light wood-mullioned window. Interior: Large inglenook fireplace backing
onto through passage; some chamfered beams.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p183)


Listing NGR: SP4863724757

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