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Merriemakers, Horton-cum-Studley

Description: Merriemakers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243303

OS Grid Reference: SP5973012387
OS Grid Coordinates: 459730, 212387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8069, -1.1351

Location: Horton Hill, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX33 1AU

Locality: Horton-cum-Studley
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1AU

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Listing Text

14/66 Merriemakers
- II
Small house. Probably early/mid C17, partly rebuilt C18 and extended C20. Brick
with some flared headers; some tile-hung timber-framing and limestone ashlar;
old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 2-unit gable-fronted plan extended to
rear. 2 storeys. Front, in Flemish-bond brickwork with flared headers and a
tile-hung gable, has 3-light casements to both floors and a doorway to left, the
lower openings with segmental arches. Sides have plainer brickwork of several
periods and further casements; projecting slightly from the right side is a
limestone-ashlar lateral chimney reducing towards the top. Brick dentil eaves
course continues across front. Interior; open fireplace with chamfered cambered
bressumer; stop-chamfered beams; 2-bay clasped-purlin roof with queen-strut
trusses and curved windbraces plus original pegged rafters. Probably originally
timber framed. Formerly part of the Studley Priory Estate.

Listing NGR: SP5973012387

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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