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Lilac Cottage, Fringford

Description: Lilac Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243611

OS Grid Reference: SP6066129012
OS Grid Coordinates: 460661, 229012
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9563, -1.1187

Locality: Fringford
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 9DP

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Listing Text

SP6029-6129 (West side)
18/18 Lilac Cottage


Three cottages, now one house. Early Cl8. 2 builds. Coursed limestone rubble.
Steeply pitched thatched roof. Brick ridge stacks. Two cottages of single-unit
plan with later single-unit cottage added on left forming 3-unit plan
altogether, Single storey plus attic. Blocked entrance on road elevation. Ground
floor has three 2-light metal casements in wood frames. Lead cames, wood
lintels, sheet glass. Single eyebrow dormer in thatch, Left gable has 2-light
casements on ground and first floor. Lead cames, sheet glass and wood lintels.
Rear has entrances with plank doors with wood lintels. Interior; chamfered
beams, original fireplaces refaced in Cl9/C20. 3 wood winder staircases. Plank
doors, strap hinges. Quarry tiles. Blocked original window in left gable of
middle cottage confirms that the 2 cottages on right preceded the cottage on the

Listing NGR: SP6066129012

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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