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The Cruke, Thame

Description: The Cruke

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 248530

OS Grid Reference: SP7035706122
OS Grid Coordinates: 470357, 206122
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7494, -0.9822

Location: 42 High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3DZ

Locality: Thame
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 3DZ

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Listing Text

SP7006SW (South-west side)
8/100 The Cruke


House. Probably early C17, incorporating C16 cruck frame to left return.
Rendered plinth; large timber framing with rendered infill; thatch roof; brick
ridge stack to left of centre. Originally 3-unit lobby-entry plan, 2-storey,
6-bay range. Plank door to right of centre. Blocked doorway to left of centre.
Irregular fenestration of casements, all with leaded lights. Window to first
floor right of centre has diagonally set wood mullions. Left return: C16 cruck
frame, probably formerly part of demolished adjoining cottage. C20 porch, to
left, with C20 plank door. Interior: open fireplaces to ground floor left and
centre, chamfered spine beams with ogee end stops to ground floor. Queen post
roof construction. Fragmentary remains of C17 wall paintings to dining room at
ground floor centre.
(Information from S.O.D.C.; N.W. Alcock: Cruck Construction: C.B.A. Report 42:
1981, p141)

Listing NGR: SP7035706122

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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