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Cross Tree Cottage and Adjoining House, Islip

Description: Cross Tree Cottage and Adjoining House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243311

OS Grid Reference: SP5273314083
OS Grid Coordinates: 452733, 214083
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8229, -1.2363

Location: B4027, Islip, Oxfordshire OX5 2SN

Locality: Islip
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX5 2SN

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Listing Text

SP5214 (East side)
12/73 Cross Tree Cottage and
adjoining house
House, now subdivided. Late C17 with earlier cellar, altered C19/C20. Coursed
limestone rubble with some wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with brick
stacks. 3-unit plan with rear wing. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-window front has 2
entrances (one old with a heavy frame and flat arch) and has 2 former doorways,
one replaced with windows, plus 3 windows; central section is probably rebuilt
C18/early C19. Roof has stacks to both gables and to right of centre. Rear of
left bay (Cross Tree Cottage) has a gabled stair projection, partly encased in a
rear wing. Interior: Cross Tree Cottage has chamfered beams and a butt-purlin
roof; the spiral stair extends from the cellar to the attic; cellar leads to a
late-medieval stone-vaulted section below the rear wing from which extends a
tunnel. Interior of adjoining house not inspected. Shop to right is not of
special architectural interest. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP5273314086

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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