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Description: The Crown House
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246856
OS Grid Reference: SP6431301733
OS Grid Coordinates: 464313, 201733
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7107, -1.0706
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GREAT HASELEY THAME ROAD
SP60SW (West side)
5/90 The Crown House
House. Early C17. Limestone rubble and timber framing with herringbone brick
infill; plain tile roof with brick stacks. U-plan. 2 storeys. Front has
projecting wings, with stone gables and flat-arched openings, enclosing a small
entrance court containing a small stone outshut to left. Walls to first floor
are timber framed and include remains of a wood-mullioned window above the door.
Irregular fenestration of C18 twenty-pane sashes, horizontal sliding sashes and
casements. End gable walls are stone. Rear wall is timber framed at first floor,
in large panels with some curved braces. Two large stone stacks, one with 3
diagonal brick shafts. Interior: Largely intact with open fireplaces (one having
a 3-centred stone arch), framed partitions and 2 winder stairs rising to the
loft (one partly removed). Roof has heavy rafters on single row of clasped
purlins and lower windbraces. Wings may be slightly later than main range.
Attached to the right, is a 3-bay stable/barn, probably C18. Said to have been
built in 1610 for Luke Taylor, estate factor. Until mid C20 The Crown public
Listing NGR: SP6431301733
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Source: English Heritage
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