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Beggars Roost Corner Cottage, Adderbury

Description: Beggars Roost Corner Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243770

OS Grid Reference: SP4719335530
OS Grid Coordinates: 447193, 235530
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0162, -1.3137

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

(West side)
Adderbury East
7/48 Corner Cottage and Beggars
08/12/55 Roost
(Formerly listed as Row of
eight houses including
entrance yard of Royal Oak
Public House)

Two houses. Early/mid C18. Partly coursed and squared marlstone rubble with some
ashlar dressings and some wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with stone
and brick stacks. 2-unit plans. 2 storeys plus attic. 2-window front of Corner
Cottage, to left, has a 6-panel door to left of centre, approached by a flight
of 4 semi-circular stone steps, and has a large leaded 3-light casement to right
and a smaller renewed casement to left, all with ashlar flat arches; first floor
has old 3-light casements, that to right below a small gable. Small cellar
window to left of the steps has an arched stone head. Right bay has uncoursed
rubble walling above an ashlar plinth. Beggars Roost, to right, has a pair of
2-light casements at first floor, and has a larger 3-light casement plus the
entrance below, all with lintels. Continuous steep-pitched roof has a gable
parapet to left, brick end stacks, and a stone stack rising to left of bay 2.
Long wing to rear of Beggars Roost ending with a gable parapet, has further
casements and a garage entrance. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP4719335530

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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