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Beech Tree House, Middleton Cheney

Description: Beech Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 234455

OS Grid Reference: SP5039641750
OS Grid Coordinates: 450396, 241750
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0718, -1.2661

Location: Rose Hall Lane, Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire OX17 2ND

Locality: Middleton Cheney
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 2ND

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Listing Text

SP5041 (North side)
Lower Middleton
11/184 No.50 (Beech Tree House)

- II

House. C17, extended and altered C18 and C20. Coursed limestone and ironstone
rubble, artificial stone slate roof, stone stacks. Through passage plan. 2
storeys, 3 bays. Doorway in second bay from right has wood lintel and plank
door. Porch made up from re-used C19 wood carvings with twisted columns and
thatched roof. Window to right has concrete lintel and 3-light wood casement.
Semi-circular bread oven projecting to left. Windows in left bay and second bay
from left, have wood lintels and 2-light wood casements. Window in third bay
from left, 3-lights with transom, iron casement and wood lintel. 2-light
casement windows with wood lintels on first floor. Stack to right of centre C18
and C20 extensions to rear. Interior: Stop chamfered spine beams and joists.
Open fireplace and bread oven. Original winder staircase. Included as a
documented example selected by R. Wood-Jones to illustrate the development of a
small C17 house.
(R.B. Wood-Jones, Traditional and Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region
1963, p.88-90, plan and elevation).

Listing NGR: SP5039641750

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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