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Hamelin Cottage and Attached Wall, Adderbury

Description: Hamelin Cottage and Attached Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243792

OS Grid Reference: SP4658835144
OS Grid Coordinates: 446588, 235144
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0128, -1.3226

Location: Horn Hill Road, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3EU

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
Adderbury West
6/70 Hamelin Cottage and attached

House. Probably early/mid C18 with earlier origins. Marlstone rubble and brick
in Flemish bond with wooden lintels; thatch roof with brick end stacks. 3-unit
plan with service bay. 2 storeys plus attics. 4-window brick front of main
section, facing garden, has 3-light C18 leaded casements at first floor, and at
ground floor has a similar window to right, a central 6-panel door with a C20
canopy, and a large C20 bay window to left. Steep-pitched roof has 2 small
2-light inset dormers. 2-storey service bay to right has later brick lean-to
extensions obscuring most of its front. Left end wall and rear wall are in
rubble, with further leaded casements to rear. Interior: roof trusses have heavy
principals, crossed at the apex, supporting through purlins and a ridge piece.
Rubble wall to left of road frontage is approximately 3 metres high, extends for
approximately 10 metres and has a thatched coping. An early use of brick in a
vernacular style,

Listing NGR: SP4658835144

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Source: English Heritage

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