Horspath Listed Buildings

Horspath Listed Buildings 3

Horspath's listed buildings

Key: Building No. 3.

Rectory Farmhouse & Outbuilding - N side Butts Road, Grade II, Listed 18 July 1963

Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17, refronted or re-windowed early C18. Coursed squared limestone rubble with chamfered timber lintels; old plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks. Central-stair plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 3-window front has central door with 3-light casement to left and 2-light casement to right, both with transoms, casements of 3,2 and 3 lights at first floor and two 3-light dormers. All frames renewed. Stone mullioned cellar windows. Stacks each have 2 diagonal shafts. Small single-storey wing to left with hipped roof. Right gable wall has small single-light windows with heavy frames and leaded lights. C19 two storey brick extension at rear. Interior: Heavy timber-framed cross partitions, chamfered beams with ogee stops; three C16 moulded stone fireplaces with herringbone tiling; large open fireplace with chamfered bressumer; early C18 bolection-mould panelled room with matching fireplace, door and doorcase, now relocated within house; moulded plank doors in chamfered and stopped frames; cellar with heavy flat joists; 3-bay butt-purlin roof. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.178).

Outbuilding of Rectory Farmhouse - N side Butts Road, Grade II, Listed 21 May 1985

Outbuilding. Late C17/early C18. Limestone rubble and timber framing with brick infill; old plain-tile roof. Main range plus small rear projection. Front is timber framed with 2 doors in chamfered frames; sides and rear are rubble with 2 casements in right gable wall under loft window. Stone gable at rear has stone stack and tiled semi-circular bread oven projection. Interior: Left side open to roof with clasped purlins; right side has loft over and contains large open fireplace at rear. Stone dividing wall under framed gable with brick infill. Possibly a re-modelling of an earlier stone range. Included for group value.