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1, 2 and 3 (Strawtop Cottage), Adderbury

Description: 1, 2 and 3 (Strawtop Cottage)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243726

OS Grid Reference: SP4720435594
OS Grid Coordinates: 447204, 235594
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0168, -1.3136

Locality: Adderbury
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 3LY

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Listing Text


1716/7/4 CHAPEL LANE
1, 2 and 3 (Strawtop Cottage)

(Formerly listed as:
Number 2 and Strawtop Cottage)

Early C18 building, comprising three dwellings.Built of coursed squared marlstone with larger stone quoins. Single entrance to the front (for No. 2); entrances to 1 and 3 probably at the side or rear. Windows denote the three units; ground floor has cross-windows and there are casements at first floor level, all overlain by straight wooden lintels. The gable end of No. 1 is clearly visible but the other end is obstructed by the addition of a modern house. Brick chimney stacks top the gables and a stack just left of centre through the ridge for the middle cottage. Steep-pitched thatched roof.

Interiors not inspected.

Summary of Importance: Of special interest as a good example of the local vernacular and amended to include the addresses of 1, 2 and 3 (Strawtop Cottage).

Listing NGR: SP4720435594

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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