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Manor Farmhouse and Attached Walls and Gatepiers to East and West

A Grade II Listed Building in Mollington, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1231 / 52°7'23"N

Longitude: -1.3549 / 1°21'17"W

OS Eastings: 444259

OS Northings: 247398

OS Grid: SP442473

Mapcode National: GBR 7S1.S9H

Mapcode Global: VHCVV.GWKS

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse and Attached Walls and Gatepiers to East and West

Listing Date: 26 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402006

Location: Mollington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Mollington

Built-Up Area: Mollington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Mollington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

MOLLINGTON MAIN STREET
SP4447 (South side)
13/140 Manor Farmhouse and attached
walls and gatepiers to E and W

GV II

Farmhouse. Probably mid C17 extended and remodelled mid C19. Squared coursed
lias, with C19 plain tile roof. Originally 2-unit plan, now irregular U-shape. 2
storeys with attic. Main front is a 6-window range, with gabled cross-wing
breaking forward to right. Four, 2-light, stone mullion windows, to first floor
left are probably C17 with hood moulds and square label stops. Others are one-,
2- and 3-light mid C19 windows, some with stone mullions. C19 door, to right of
centre, has pointed head. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. Brick and stone
stacks at ridge and similar lateral stack, rising from gablet, to far right. 2
bays, to right, are mid C19 additions. There is evidence of a straight joint at
first floor, between the 2 builds. Left gable has 3, C17, stone mullion windows
with hood moulds and square label slops, and one leaded casement, under wood
lintel to ground floor right. Rear elevation, projecting gabled ring to right of
centre is probably C17/C18 remodelled C19. Gabled cross-wing to right is C19.
All windows to rear elevation have C19 stone mullions. Square head doorway, with
chamfered stone surround, is probably, Cl7. C20 single-storey extension between
porjecting wings. Wall attached to east of main front has built-up coping and
gateway with C20 gates and square piers with ball finials, probably of late and
C17/early C18 origin. Wall attached to west of main front encloses the front
garden and has a similar pair of gatepiers, with moulded cornices. C20 gate.
Section of wall attached to far west has a similar, truncated, gatepier attached
and encloses part of the garden of Garden House and attached walls and gatepier
to south, east and west (q.v.). Interior: room to right of entrance hall has C18
bolection moulded panelling, reset from a first floor room. Kitchen has
chamfered spine beams. Staircase is mid C19.
(Wood-Jones, R.B.: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region:
p141)


Listing NGR: SP4425947398

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