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Artsake, Watlington

Description: Artsake

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247646

OS Grid Reference: SU6897194508
OS Grid Coordinates: 468971, 194508
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6452, -1.0046

Location: High Street, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5PS

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

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Listing Text

SU6894 (North side)
6/175 No.6 (Artsake)


Town house, now shop and flat. Late C16, refronted and remodelled in mid C17:
C17 rear wing. Originally timber framed. Header bond grey brick with red brick
dressings; gabled old tile roof; brick rear lateral stack. L-plan with rear
right wing. 3 storeys. 5-window range. C20 door and shop windows set in late C19
shop front with C20 door to left. Gauged brick flat arches over mid C19
two-light horned sashes; flat brick arches over similar second-floor sashes;
blind windows in central bay; dentilled eaves. C17 two-storey rear wing of
rectangular timber framing with gabled old tile roof and C19 brick ridge stack;
2-light wood-mullioned ovolo-moulded window to right, C17 moulded architraves
survive of rear gable first-floor window, and C18 five-light wood-mullioned
window to left. Interior: chamfered bressumer over open fireplace to rear right;
square timber framing to rear first-floor wall; C18 two-panelled doors; 3
queen-post trusses with butt purlins. Rear wing has chamfered beams including
roll-stopped ground-floor beam; 3 roof trusses have principals morticed into
collar and trenched through purlins.

Listing NGR: SU6897694511

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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