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Leys Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Swerford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.978 / 51°58'40"N

Longitude: -1.4507 / 1°27'2"W

OS Eastings: 437824

OS Northings: 231206

OS Grid: SP378312

Mapcode National: GBR 6SB.S28

Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.SJXZ

Entry Name: Leys Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252012

Location: Swerford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Swerford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SWERFORD EAST END
SP3731
9/196 Leys Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably late C17/early C18 and mid C18. Coursed squared
marlstone; Welsh-slate and Stonesfield-slate roofs with rebuilt gable stacks.
T-plan. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front has a round-arched doorway in a
lattice porch, with keyblock, leaded fanlight and a 4-panel door, below a
segmental-arched 2-light leaded casement; outer bays have 3-light casements with
flat arches and projecting keyblocks. Long 3-window rear wing is probably an
earlier 2-unit house and retains 2 old leaded casements, a plank door and on the
gable wall, a very large rounded bread-oven projection. Gable parapets have
projecting moulded kneelers. Interior: rear wing has a very large open
fireplace.


Listing NGR: SP3782431206

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