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Description: Court Cottage, Baldon House Cottage and Outbuilding
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248247
OS Grid Reference: SU5610299051
OS Grid Coordinates: 456102, 199051
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6874, -1.1898
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SU5699 MARSH BALDON BALDON LANE
10/10 Court Cottage, Baldon House
Cottage and outbuilding
2 houses and outbuilding. C17 and early C18. Timber framing with brick infill;
coursed limestone rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with brick
stacks. L-shaped range including 2 lobby-entry plans. 2 storeys. Court Cottage,
projecting to left, is timber framed on a high rubble plinth. Present entrance
front facing left has at first floor C20 casements, a blocked 2-light window and
a triangular-headed recess containing the date 1608 (or 1668). Original front,
facing right, has 3 blocked windows at first floor plus a similar recess, and
has a blocked entrance in line with the large stack which has decorative side
strips. Main range incorporates, in the centre, the 2-window front of Baldon
House Cottage, in coursed rubble with brick dressings; ground-floor casements
and central doorway have segmented arches, and the date stone above the door is
inscribed "1719/L/IE". Linking to Court Cottage is a rubble bay with later
windows; to right is an outbuilding which has light timber-framing at first
floor and is probably C19. Front gable of Court Cottage is half-hipped.
Interiors not inspected. Part of the subsidiary buildings to Baldon House
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. V, p.32)
Listing NGR: SU5610299051
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Source: English Heritage
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