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Latitude: 51.6919 / 51°41'30"N
Longitude: -0.9246 / 0°55'28"W
OS Eastings: 474426
OS Northings: 199790
OS Grid: SU744997
Mapcode National: GBR C2T.T70
Mapcode Global: VHDVN.XQJT
Entry Name: Ellwood House
Listing Date: 18 July 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1285349
English Heritage Legacy ID: 249087
Location: Crowell, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX39
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Crowell
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Chinnor, Sydenham, Aston and Crowell
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
CROWELL CHINNOR ROAD
SU7499 (North side)
20/73 Ellwood House
Farmhouse. Mid C16 with later alterations. Red brick with some random flared
headers; old plain-tile roof, gableted to left; brick lateral stacks to rear.
2-storey, 6-window range. Plank doors with glazed tops to left and right of
centre. 3-light painted stone ovolo-moulded mullion window with hood mould to
right. 2-light painted stone ovolo-moulded mullion windows to left and right of
centre. 4-light wood mullion and transom window to centre. Two 2-light casements
with top-lights and segmental brick heads to left. 2-light casement with
top-light to first floor left. 4-light wood mullion and transom window to first
floor centre. 2-light painted stone ovolo-moulded mullion window to right of
centre. 3-light painted stone ovolo-moulded mullion window to right. Right
return: 2-storey angled bay of brick with some random uncoursed stone rubble to
ground floor; plain-tile hipped roof. C20 French window with side-lights to
ground floor. Round window to each side of bay to first floor. Rear: catslide
roof, with cross-gable to right of roughcast timber framing. To left and right
of centre are lateral stacks with 3 diagonally-set flues. Interior not inspected
but reputed to have richly moulded ceiling beams. History: Thomas Ellwood,
Quaker and friend of John Milton was born here in 1639.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.8, 1964, p.82).
Listing NGR: SU7442699790
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