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Park View Cottage The Cottage, Kirtlington

Description: Park View Cottage The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243444

OS Grid Reference: SP5000320112
OS Grid Coordinates: 450003, 220112
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8773, -1.2750

Location: Heyford Road, Kirtlington, Oxfordshire OX5 3HS

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

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Listing Text

(West side)

15/59, 4/59 The Cottage and Park View


2 houses, probably originally one. Early C17, altered C18/C19, extended C20.
Limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; thatch and concrete plain-tile roofs
with rubble and blue-brick stacks. 3-unit and single-unit plans. 2 storeys.
Front has a segmental-arched entrance to a through alleyway, to left of which a
3-window section (The Cottage) has 2-light stone-mullioned windows to both
floors, most of which are probably renewed; to right of the alleyway, the
smaller section has a single window to each floor, both with chamfered surrounds
but no mullions, and has a doorway to extreme right. Roof of The Cottage is
thatched with flanking rubble stacks; roof of Park View Cottage is tiled with a
brick stack to left. C20 extension to rear of The Cottage. Interior: The Cottage
has a very wide fireplace bressumer, with ogee chamfer stops, over a reduced
open fireplace with old inglenooks in the blocking; part of first-floor
structure has a heavy spine beam and joists, all with ogee stops. Probably
formed from a 4-unit house with through passage, the smaller cottage being the
unheated service bay.

Listing NGR: SP5000320112

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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