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Oak Cottage, Deddington

Description: Oak Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243904

OS Grid Reference: SP4687031504
OS Grid Coordinates: 446870, 231504
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9800, -1.3190

Locality: Deddington
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 0TD

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Listing Text

(East side)
8/179 Oak Cottage

House. Probably C16 and early/mid C17. Coursed squared marlstone with wooden
lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 2-unit plan plus
cross-wing. 2 storeys. Taller main range, with 4-panel door to extreme left, has
2 wood-mullioned windows at first floor with leaded glazing: of 3 lights with
splayed mullions and of 4 lights with ovolo mullions; a blocked window to left
of centre was probably an insertion. At ground floor is a 4-light window with
ovolo mullions and a 3-light C18 casement. Steep-pitched roof has stacks to left
of each bay. Gable end of cross-wing has 2 renewed windows and a 2-light C18
casement. Right side wall has leaded C18 casements, and further wood-mullioned
windows survive to rear of main range. Interior: main range has a restored
central inglenook fireplace, stop-chamfered and moulded joists spanning between
heavy stop-chamfered crossbeams, intersecting stop-chamfered beams at first
floor, and a butt-purlin roof. Cross-wing has heavy joists and crossbeam, plus a
small cruck truss (possibly housed into the crossbeam) of which one blade has
been partly removed. The cruck principals are crossed at the apex.

Listing NGR: SP4687031504

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Source: English Heritage

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