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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ELM TREE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1183075

Location

ELM TREE HOUSE, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthorityShrivenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250593

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. SHRIVENHAM HIGH STREET (north side) SU 2488 8/44 10.11.52 Elm Tree House

11* GV

2. Circa 1700 addition to an earlier house of rubble stone and dressed stone chamfered quoins and dressed stone openings with a hipped stone tiled roof with lead ridges and 2 tall side brick stacks. E shaped plan with the staircase well in the shorter, middle arm. S front of 2 storeys and attic, 5 window range. 2 pedimented dormers with 8 pane casements in the roof, the remaining windows 4 light wood mullioned and transomed, those on the ground floor slightly larger. Wooden modillion cornice and sheltering the centrally placed 6 panel door with 2 rectangular fanlights is an open circa 1780 Tuscan Doric porch with entablature, triglyph frieze and modillion cornice. 1 storey wing to the E set back, of rubble stone with a gabled stone tiled roof and C20 casement and door. A further 1 storey wing of brick projects to the E. The rear of the house is stuccoed and has further wood mullioned and transomed windows and an oval light to the staircase well. The W wall has 4 blocked windows in the circa 1700 section and 4 casements in brick surrounds in the earlier section. Inside the ground floor room on the SW preserves a complete bolection moulded panelled scheme of circa 1700 and the SE room across the central passage has similar panelling to dado level along its N and W walls. Both doors to these rooms are of the same date. The cantilevered staircase is also of the period with a moulded handrail, twisted balusters and carved tread ends. In the front garden there is an early C19 cast iron pump. A 5 ft chequer brick wall on a stone base with a dressed stone coping runs along the S front. To the E this has been partially rebuilt.

Listing NGR: SU2404688970

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National Grid Reference: SU 24046 88970

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