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Foxtownsend Cottages, Kirtlington

Description: Foxtownsend Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243441

OS Grid Reference: SP5001220179
OS Grid Coordinates: 450012, 220179
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8779, -1.2749

Location: Heyford Road, Kirtlington, Oxfordshire OX5 3HT

Locality: Kirtlington
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX5 3HT

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Listing Text

(West side)

15/56 Nos.1 and 2 Foxtownsend


Pair of cottages. Early/mid C18. Coursed squared limestone; concrete plain-tile
roof with brick gable stacks. Single-unit plans. 2 storeys plus attics. 4-window
front has 2-light casements in the outer bays, the upper windows with renewed
cross frames; the inner bays have single-light transom windows above entrance
doors which flank a central 4-panel doorway. All ground-floor openings have
stone flat arches, but those to the outer doorways are in ashlar and may
represent an early alteration from entrances in a shared passage. Right cottage
(No.2) has an inserted C20 casement. Rear has original roof dormer and some old
casements with leaded glazing. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP5001220179

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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