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Oxwick Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wickwar, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5713 / 51°34'16"N

Longitude: -2.4027 / 2°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 372188

OS Northings: 185905

OS Grid: ST721859

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.DBB1

Mapcode Global: VH95M.9RNS

Entry Name: Oxwick Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34882

Location: Wickwar, South Gloucestershire, BS37

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Wickwar

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wickwar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 78 NW YATE OXWICK LANE (north side)

4/248 Oxwick Farmhouse
17.9.52
G.V. II*

Farmhouse. Dated 1722, for John Oxwick. Coursed rubble with brick dressings,
and string courses; C20 tiled roof; brick stacks. A curious blend of
provincial baroque and gabled vernacular. 2 storeys and attics. 1:1:3:1:1
bays; outer 2 recessed,and inner 3 recessed between middle bays which are
projecting stair towers; all surmounted by gables of unequal dimensions;
clasping buttresses and quoins to the left. 4-pane sash windows with round
heads on the ground floor and segmental heads on the upper floors. In the centre
engaged brick pilasters rise through 2 storeys and support a stone pediment;
between is a blocked door under a segmental head on the ground floor, and above
are enriched arms under a segmental pediment and a bullseye window. C20 door
under square head in right stairtower and original round headed door in left.
Blocked semi-circular window in centre gable and stone tablets in stair tower
gables. 3 storey bow window on west elevation and flanking single storey,
3 bay service wings setback to either side. Rear elevation: 3:2 (recessed and
capped by an ashlar gable with a central niche): 3 bays. Oval inscribed date
plaque in square surround over ground floor central window. Interior: turned
baluster dog-leg staircases; plank doors with round and square heads; lugged
ashlar fire surrounds on ground and first floor; cheese loft with racks and
shelves.


Listing NGR: ST7218885905

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