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Lower Grove Ash Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford St. Martin, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9759 / 51°58'33"N

Longitude: -1.4012 / 1°24'4"W

OS Eastings: 441228

OS Northings: 230996

OS Grid: SP412309

Mapcode National: GBR 7TX.0L0

Mapcode Global: VHBZ4.NLMM

Plus Code: 9C3WXHGX+9G

Entry Name: Lower Grove Ash Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 October 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251927

Location: Sandford St. Martin, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Sandford St. Martin

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Farmhouse. Mid C17, enlarged C18 and altered early C19. Coursed squared
marlstone. Stonesfield-slate roofs with ashlar and brick stacks. 2-unit
lobby-entry plan, extended to 4 units then to L plan. 2 storeys plus attic. The
right half of the 4-window main range is earlier, and has a central doorway with
6-panel door. To right is a 3-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned window with
label; a larger 3-light mullioned window to left, a 3-light lattice casement
above, and a small single-light window over the door, all have labels and are
probably early C19. Roof has a central stack and a gabled roof dormer to left.
Added bays to left have further casements, one with a label. Lower service wing
projects from left with a slated wooden verandah facing right. Short wing at
rear of earlier bays has a further 3-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window in its
outshut. Rear of later section has some segmental-arched openings with
projecting keyblocks. Interior not inspected but noted as having stop-chamfered
beams at first floor and in the later bays; attic stair over the lobby;
chamfered and stopped doorframe leading to the rear wing; rear stair projection
incorporated into slightly-later rear wing; 2 rows of butt purlins.
(National Monuments Record; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI. p.171).

Listing NGR: SP4122830996

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