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Astley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6591 / 51°39'32"N

Longitude: -1.5842 / 1°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 428855

OS Northings: 195676

OS Grid: SU288956

Mapcode National: GBR 5VP.VPJ

Mapcode Global: VHC0L.HKBG

Entry Name: Astley House

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Last Amended: 10 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249356

Location: Great Faringdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Great Faringdon

Built-Up Area: Faringdon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Faringdon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

GREAT FARINGDON CHURCH STREET
SU 2895 (north side)

3/16 Astley House
(formerly listed as
Astley House or Vicarage,
21.11.66 Market Place)

GV II

c.1720-40 rubble stone house with ashlar dressings. 2-storey and attic with
hipped, stone tiled valley roof. Brick stacks on roof slopes to south, west and
north. Gabled dormers to west and east sides, cambered head dormer to south
front. Deep coved eaves cornice, chamfered stone angle quoins. Plain raised
cambered-head window surrounds with keystones. Sash windows with glazing bars.
3-window range to east and west sides, central windows on west side at basement
and half-storey height to light stair. 2-window south front with altered ground
floor, C19 projecting ashlar bay window with hipped roof to east side, C19 pro-
jecting stone porch with Roman Doric columns to west. Round arched doorway with
metal traceried fanlight and 6-panel door. Early C18 staircase with thick
moulded rail, turned balusters and closed string. To north rubble stone C18
service range with 3 leaded light cross windows in cambered-head stone surrounds
below and large triple sash window in hipped half-dormer above. On west side
slate-roofed C19 stable range.


Listing NGR: SU2885795678

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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