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Number 30a (Post Office) and Number 31, Nuneham Courtenay

Description: Number 30a (Post Office) and Number 31

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248297

OS Grid Reference: SU5534799119
OS Grid Coordinates: 455347, 199119
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6881, -1.2007

Location: A4074, Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire OX44 9NY

Locality: Nuneham Courtenay
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 9NY

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Listing Text

SU5599 (East side)
9/60 No.30A (Post Office) and
18/07/63 No.31


Pair of cottages and shop. Mid C18, extended C19 and C20. Brick in Flemish bond
with some flared headers; timber framing with brick infill; old plain-tile roof
with brick stack. 2-unit plans, extended. One storey plus attic. 2-window
cottage fronts partly in chequer brick with dentil eaves course and segmental
arches, each have three 2-light casements, some with plank shutters. Central
window of No.30A (to left) replaces a former doorway; front of No.31 is in C20
brick. Added shop bay to extreme left is probably C19 but has been altered and
now has a wide segmental-arched window. Cottages have 2 gabled dormers each and
share a central stack. Right end wall was formerly fully timber framed and
retains principal timbers. Higher extension to rear of No.30A. Interiors not
inspected. Part of the estate village built c.1760 by the 1st Earl Harcourt.
Included for group value.
(M. Batey, "Nuneham Courtenay, an Oxfordshire C18 deserted village": Oxoniensia,
Vol.33, 1968, p.108).

Listing NGR: SU5534799119

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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