Description: Alkerton House
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
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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
Source: English Heritage
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