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Latitude: 51.9198 / 51°55'11"N
Longitude: -1.2958 / 1°17'44"W
OS Eastings: 448530
OS Northings: 224824
OS Grid: SP485248
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.P6N
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.H0BL
Entry Name: Heyford House
Listing Date: 26 November 1951
Last Amended: 26 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1266329
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421880
Location: Lower Heyford, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
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
LOWER HEYFORD CHURCH LANE
SP4824 (South side)
10/53 Heyford House
26/11/51 (Formerly listed as Rectory)
Rectory, now house. 1731, and 1867 by Charles Buckeridge incorporating earlier
elements. Coursed squared marlstone with ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate and
Welsh-slate roofs with stone stacks. Central-stair plan with added parallel
range to rear and rebuilt cross-wing. 2 storeys and one storey plus attic.
Regular 5-window front of C18 range has a plinth, plus ashlar storey bands
linked to the projecting keyblocks of the plain-architraved windows; most
windows have 12-pane sashes, including the central ground-floor window which was
converted from the main entrance in the C19. A plain parapet returns around the
hipped roof. The C19 range to rear also has a hipped roof, and the garden front
has large stone mullioned-and-transomed windows, including a canted bay window
with a pierced quatrefoil parapet. The cross-wing, to left of the main range,
which is on the site of the C16/C17 house, is lower with a stone-slate roof, and
is in similar mullioned style but with parapets to the main gables and to the
half dormers; a short projection to left has an open porch sheltering a large
re-used C16 plank door with a moulded wooden Tudor-arched frame. Interior: All
features and joinery are probably C19 except for some chimney breasts and a
bread oven in the cross-wing which may be part of the demolished range.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p183; Buildings of England; Oxfordshire, p693)
Listing NGR: SP4853024824
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