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Cripps Cottage, Beckley and Stowood

Description: Cripps Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246563

OS Grid Reference: SP5664011292
OS Grid Coordinates: 456640, 211292
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7974, -1.1801

Location: Otmoor Lane, Beckley, Oxfordshire OX3 9UX

Locality: Beckley and Stowood
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX3 9UX

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Listing Text

SP51SE (East side)
2/43 Cripps Cottage


House. Late C16/early C17. Limestone rubble with squared quoins and timber
lintels; thatched roof with brick stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys. 4-window front
has central door, between 2 added raking buttresses, with 2-light casements
above. 2 bays to right have regular casements including 2 with old frames and
leaded lights. Bay to left is probably later and has irregular casements with a
tiny casement, at first floor, in line with the stack. Roof is hipped to left
with stacks to left of centre and to right gable. Rear has a pair of doorways,
with thatched canopy, and further casements including one with heavy frame.
Interior: Heavy first-floor structure; massive stack with flanking winder stair;
open fireplace with heavy bressumer; replicated Tudor-arched moulded-stone
fireplace. Featured in R.D. Blackmore's novel "Cripps The Carrier".

Listing NGR: SP5664011292

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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