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The Wickets, Adderbury

Description: The Wickets

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243754

OS Grid Reference: SP4725635541
OS Grid Coordinates: 447256, 235541
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0163, -1.3128

Location: High Street, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3LU

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
Adderbury East
7/32 Nos.1 and 2 The Wickets

Two houses, possibly formerly one house. C16, altered C17/C18. Coursed squared
marlstone with wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with stone and brick
stacks. 4-unit plan, subdivided. 2 storeys. Irregular 4-window front, which
shows many signs of early alteration, has in bays one and 2 (No.1) renewed 2-
and 3-light casements plus 2 entrances, and in bays 3 and 4 (No.2) has 3-light
C18 casements plus a further entrance and a small stair window. Continuous
steep-pitched roof has brick stacks to right of bays 2 and 4 plus a stone-based
stack to right of bay one. Rear includes a small stone window of 2 pointed
lights, and a blocked 4-centre-arched doorway opposite the middle entrance.
Interior: No.1 has a large open fireplace with chamfered bressumer, a
stop-chamfered spine beam, and is said to have a stone stair beneath the present
stair; No.2 has heavy chamfered intersecting beams spanning onto similar
perimeter beams, and has some very heavy chamfered joists.

Listing NGR: SP4725635541

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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