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Cottisford House, Cottisford

Description: Cottisford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 243594

OS Grid Reference: SP5878531110
OS Grid Coordinates: 458785, 231110
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9754, -1.1456

Location: Cottisford, Oxfordshire NN13 5SW

Locality: Cottisford
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN13 5SW

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Listing Text

SP5831 (North side)
15/2 Cottisford House


House. c.1700 with alterations and additions c.1830 by William Turner.
Restoration following fire c.1930. Squared, coursed limestone. Hipped old-tile
roof. Stone ridge and end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
3-window range. Central entrance reached via stone steps has panelled/glazed
door in broken segmental door-case. Entrance is flanked by tall, narrow sashes
with glazing bars and stone surround. 3 similar first floor windows. Dentilled
wood eaves cornice. Hipped roof dormers. Lower early C19 wing abuts to left.
Similar wing on right now demolished. West elevation. Double-depth plan with
hipped M-shaped roof. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Central entrance has panelled
door, semi-circular fanlight and open-pedimented wood door-case. Entrance is
flanked by sashes in flush wood frames with glazing bars and keyblock lintels. 3
similar first floor windows, the central window under a Flemish style stone
gable. 3-window range on south return. Built c.1700 for Laurence Lord, a tenant
of Eton College who were Lords of Cottisford from 1442 to the end of the C19.
Interior has C18 and C19 style fittings.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p559; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, p105;
Blomfield, J.C.: History of Cottisford in History of the Present Deanery of
Bicester, 1887, part 3, pp22-3)

Listing NGR: SP5878531110

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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