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Placketts, Adderbury

Description: Placketts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243760

OS Grid Reference: SP4719635462
OS Grid Coordinates: 447196, 235462
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0156, -1.3137

Location: 1 Mill Lane, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3LS

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
Adderbury East
7/38 Placketts
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Laurel

House. Late C17/early C18 and c18/C19, extended C20. Coursed squared marlstone
with some wooden lintels; Welsh-slate roof with brick gable stacks. 2-unit
central-stair plan with added bay. 2 storeys plus attic. Regular 3-window front
has a small stone porch, to left of centre, with wavy bargeboards and a 6-panel
door, and has leaded cross windows in the outer bays plus a matching
single-light transomed window over the porch; ground-floor openings have stone
flat arches. Steep-pitched roof has 2 renewed gabled roof dormers with wavy
bargeboards. Lower added bay to right has a further entrance and a gable
parapet. Rear of main range has 2 further cross windows at ground floor, and has
a small C20 extension. Front wall has a stone inscribed "B/TE". Interior:
chamfered beams; large chimney breast with late C18/early C19 wooden fireplace
surround, and cupboard, and a contemporary cast-iron range.
(Country Life 1949: Vol 105, p88)

Listing NGR: SP4719635464

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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