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The Thatch, Watlington

Description: The Thatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 247610

OS Grid Reference: SU6872794653
OS Grid Coordinates: 468727, 194653
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6465, -1.0081

Location: New Road, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5QR

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

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Listing Text

IN the entry for WATLINGTON CHURCH STREET (north side)
6/138 No.17 (The Thatch)

The item shall be amended to read CHURCH STREET (north side)
No.23 (The Thatch)


SU6894 (North side)
6/138 No.17 (The Thatch)
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as The


House. Early/mid C17. Two ranges: rectangular timber framing with colourwashed
brick infill to left; similar right range with more irregular framing and C18
ground-floor wall of flint rubble with brick dressings. Gabled thatch roof; old
tile valley at junction of right wing with massive central brick stack, which
has old tile roof over front bread oven; brick C17 ridge and C18 left end
stacks. L-plan with right wing. One-storey and attic. 3-window range to left has
C20 porch and door, and late C19 ground-floor and half-dormer casements.
2-storey gabled front of right wing has late C19 two-light casement over C20
casement; right side wall has fire insurance plaque and first-floor 2-light
horizontal sliding sashes. Interior: quartered beams and open fireplace in right
service wing. Chamfered and jewel-stopped beams to centre and left. Queen-post

Listing NGR: SU6872794653

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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