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Cross Hill House, Adderbury

Description: Cross Hill House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243738

OS Grid Reference: SP4663235522
OS Grid Coordinates: 446632, 235522
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0162, -1.3219

Location: Cross Hill Road, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3EG

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

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Listing Text

(North side)
Adderbury West
6/16 Cross Hill House
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Cross Hill
House, Bloxham Road)

Large house. Mid C18, probably incorporating earlier features; altered early
C19. Marlstone ashlar with limestone dressings. Welsh-slate roofs with ashlar
gable stacks. Double-depth plan. Mid-Georgian style. 3 storeys. Symmetrical
7-window front, with full-height clasping pilasters linked by storeybands and a
parapet with moulded cornice, has 12-pane sashes with projecting keyblocks, and
a central doorway with flanking pilasters supporting a scrolled pediment
enclosing a cartouche. The front is considerably wider than the house and breaks
back to double-gabled end walls, the right side with an early-C19 stone Tuscan
porch. All gables have triple-shafted stacks with moulded plinths and caps. Rear
has stone-mullioned cellar windows with labels. Interior not inspected but noted
as having early moulded doorframes in the cellar, mid-C18 panelling in a
first-floor room, and other fittings of c.1800,
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p419; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p12; Country
Life: Vol 105, 1949, p86)

Listing NGR: SP4663235522

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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