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Alkerton House, Shenington with Alkerton

Description: Alkerton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 244618

OS Grid Reference: SP3773542726
OS Grid Coordinates: 437735, 242726
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0816, -1.4507

Location: Well Lane, Shenington, Oxfordshire OX15 6NL

Locality: Shenington with Alkerton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 6NL

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Listing Text

SP 3642-3742
7/62 Alkerton House
House. C19 datestone BG 1633. Squared, coursed ironstone. Steeply pitched
red-tile and blue fishscale-tile roof. Stone coped gables with moulded kneelers.
Stone end stacks with blue brick shafts. 3-unit plan plus single-unit extension
on right. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Elevation to road has 2 entrances with
4-centred arched stone heads and chamfered jambs. Entrance on left, now blocked,
has an inserted C20 window and hood mould with diagonally shaped label stop.
Above a datestone Ad 1415. Doorway on right has a panelled/glazed door. First
floor has two 3-light and a 2-light stone mullioned windows and on far right a
3-light similar window. Opening casements with wrought-iron casement fasteners.
Hood moulds and label stops. Left end has datestone BG 1633 renewed in C19 and a
2-light stone mullioned attic window. It is possible that BG stands for Bret
Goodwin who later became Lord of Epwell manor.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p45)

Listing NGR: SP3773542726

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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