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Drapes of Watlington Thimbles, Watlington

Description: Drapes of Watlington Thimbles

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247619

OS Grid Reference: SU6894994437
OS Grid Coordinates: 468949, 194437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6445, -1.0049

Location: B4009, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5QG

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

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Listing Text

SU6894 (East side)
6/147 No.42 (Thimbles) and (Drapes
of Watlington)


House and shop. Late C16/early C17, extended in C17 and remodelled in mid C19.
Originally timber-framed. Rendered front; gabled old-tile roof. L-plan with rear
right wing. 2 storeys; one-window range. Mid C19 shop front with C20 door and
windows; mid C19 horned sash above. Two-storey C17 rear wing: originally
timber-framed, clad in mid C19 brick, with gabled old tile roof and left lateral
stack. Interior: front range has 3-bay queen-post roof with clasped purlins and
windbraces. Rear wing has quartered chamfered and stopped beams, quarter-turn
stairs and queen-strut and closed timber trusses.

Listing NGR: SU6895294440

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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