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White Cottage, Watlington

Description: White Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247598

OS Grid Reference: SU6879494689
OS Grid Coordinates: 468794, 194689
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6468, -1.0071

Location: 42 Chapel Street, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5QT

Locality: Watlington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5QT

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Listing Text

SU6894 (East side)
6/126 No.42 (White Cottage)


Two cottages, now house. Two ranges: C15/early C16, remodelled in C17 and late
C18 to right; mid C18 to left. English bond brick on flint base to left:
cruck-framed range to right, clad in flint rubble with late C18 brick quoins and
vertical strips. Gabled roof, thatched and old tile to left, thatch to right;
C19 brick left end stack and C17 brick ridge stack. C15 open hall, with C17
floor inserted and with mid C18 two-unit range added. One storey and attic.
2-window range to left has segmental arches over C20 ground-floor casements, and
C20 half-dormer casements: leaded fire-window to right. One-window range to
right has flat brick arch over C20 two-light casement, and 2-light leaded dormer
casement. C20 door to rear. Interior: ogee-stopped beams to left. Quarter-turn
stairs adjoining stack. 3-bay raised cruck roof with curved windbraces and smoke
blackening in right range, with chamfered beam of inserted floor.

Listing NGR: SU6879494689

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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