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Brookside Cottage, Wendlebury

Description: Brookside Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243383

OS Grid Reference: SP5609419642
OS Grid Coordinates: 456094, 219642
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8725, -1.1866

Locality: Wendlebury
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 8PW

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Listing Text

SP51NE (West side)
3/142 Brookside Cottage
- II
Small house. Early/mid C17 and C20. Coursed limestone rubble with wooden
lintels; Welsh-slate roof with rebuilt brick gable stack. Single-unit plan,
enlarged. 2 storeys plus attic. Front of earlier section has renewed 2-light
casements at ground and first floors plus a C20 dormer. Left gable wall has a
massive rubble chimney projection with sloping offsets, and has a small window
with an old chamfered frame. C20 bay projects to right. Interior: ground floor
has a large open fireplace with stop-chamfered bressumer, and has heavy
stop-chamfered beam and joists, fully marked with assembly numbers: first floor
has a chamber fireplace with cambered stop-chamfered bressumer, plus bean and
joists of similar but slighter pattern; all joists have soffit tenons with
diminished haunches; winder stair to attic; some old plank doors. The C20 bay
replaced an earlier cottage which at some stage, way have been linked with the
surviving structure.

Listing NGR: SP5609419642

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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