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Description: Dormer Croft
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246497
OS Grid Reference: SP5391803054
OS Grid Coordinates: 453918, 203054
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7236, -1.2208
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SP 50 SW LITTLEMORE COWLEY ROAD
1/100 Nos.26 and 28 (Dormer Croft).
House. Early C17, possibly earlier. Coursed squared limestone rubble and
brickwork of irregular bond; old plain-tile roof and brick stacks. 2-unit
through-passage plan with cross-wing. Main range of one storey plus attics with
brick-cased 2-window front. C20 door between 2-light casements with two 2-light
dormers. Steep roof with stacks to left gable and to right of passage, just
below ridge. Left gable wall has N/B/S/1657 on quoin. 2-window return front of
2-storey stone cross-wing to right has been altered and has C20 casements.
Front gable has a stone stack. Interior: Main range has 2 open fireplaces with
cambered chamfered bressumers, one flanked by a fixed wooden settle, and
chamfered and stopped beams and joists. Joists span onto perimeter beams. Roof
trusses support single row of trenched purlins with heavy wind-braces. Cross-
wing has first-floor fireplace with timber Tudor arch, and above a plaster
panel with a moulded arched border surrounding a portrait head and floral
design flanked by the date 1630. Intersecting chamfered and stopped beams at
ground floor. Cottage attached to front gable of cross-wing is excluded.
Listing NGR: SP5391803054
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Source: English Heritage
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