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Court Farmhouse court Farmhouse Flat

A Grade II Listed Building in Fritwell, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9609 / 51°57'39"N

Longitude: -1.2378 / 1°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 452465

OS Northings: 229432

OS Grid: SP524294

Mapcode National: GBR 8WM.5VG

Mapcode Global: VHCWP.HZG4

Plus Code: 9C3WXQ66+9V

Entry Name: Court Farmhouse court Farmhouse Flat

Listing Date: 26 November 1951

Last Amended: 26 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421623

Location: Fritwell, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX27

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Fritwell

Built-Up Area: Fritwell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Fritwell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP52NW (South side)
3/39 Court Farmhouse and Court
26/11/51 Farmhouse Flat
(Formerly listed as Court
Farmhouse and farm building
abutting house)

Farmhouse. Early/mid C17, re-modelled and extended c.1800. Limestone rubble,
partly squared and coursed, with ashlar dressings; Welsh-slate roof with brick
stacks, T-plan. 2 storeys plus attic, and one storey plus attic. Road front has
the end of the main range projecting on the left of the 2-window wing, both
parts with shallow-pitched roofs and boxed eaves. The wing has 16-pane sashes
and projecting keyblocks; the hipped-roofed projection has 2 similar but blind
first-floor windows, plus a 2-light stone-mullioned window with label at ground
floor, and its right return wall contains the entrance (now with the 6-panel
double doors in a C20 porch) below a further sash window. The rear of the wing
is in 2 sections, with renewed sashes plus a small apsidal C19 conservatory. The
left side of the main range is in several builds with a central gable, and has 2
sashes plus some earlier windows. A lower range extending from the rear of the
main range, now partly a flat, has 2 ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with
labels: one of 3 lights; the other of 2. Interior: Drawing room has heavy
plaster cornices and an open fireplace with a massive chamfered cambered
bressumer; 2-storey stair hall of c.1800 has a sweeping stair, 6-panel doors
(one with an ornamental overlight) and has a round-headed display niche with
serpentine shelves; another earlier alcove has a shell head, serpentine shelves
and carved scroll brackets; C17 winder stairs rise to attics; rear wing has a
heavy chamfered doorframe, a stop-chamfered bean, and a large open fireplace
with stop-chamfered bressumer and bread oven.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p136)

Listing NGR: SP5246529432

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