Description: Lower Closen
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246421
OS Grid Reference: SP5747402751
OS Grid Coordinates: 457474, 202751
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7205, -1.1694
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SP 5702 GARSINGTON OXFORD ROAD
7/33 No.90 (Lower Closen)
House. Late C17. Limestone rubble with timber lintels; C20) plain-tile roof
and rebuilt stacks. 3-unit lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 4-
window front: imported C17 oak-panelled door with C20 oak doorcase has two
3-light casements to right and a 2-light casement to left; casements
above. Some frames are C20. No front dormers. Multiple flue central stack
and a lateral stack to right. Interior: large open fireplaces and ovolo-
chamfered-beam; timber-framed partition and a cased winder-stair rising to the
second floor. Graffito discovered in 1937 on second-floor chimney breast.
photographed and then covered up: "JohnsS/ this house was thatched 1689".
Listing NGR: SP5747402751
Source: English Heritage
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