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Cruck Cottage, Long Wittenham

Description: Cruck Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248700

OS Grid Reference: SU5449093704
OS Grid Coordinates: 454490, 193704
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6395, -1.2140

Location: High Street, Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire OX14 4QQ

Locality: Long Wittenham
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 4QQ

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Listing Text

SU5493 (North side)
9/87 Cruck Cottage
14/06/63 (Formerly listed as No. 18/18A)


House. C14 with C16 cross-wing. Cruck-framed; limestone rubble base; large
timber-framing; rendered infill to left; brick infill to centre, and left and
right returns of cross-wing; thatch roof with old plain-tile valley; brick
central ridge stack, lateral stack to left return of cross-wing. Single-storey,
3-window range to left, 2-storey cross-wing to right. C20 porch to rear.
Irregular fenestration of casements and sashes. Roof half-hipped to left,
cross-gable to cross-wing. 3 full crucks to C14 portion. Jointed crucks to
cross-wing with curved wind-braces. C16 doors to some rooms of C16 cross-wing.
(Derek Portman "Cruck Houses in Long Wittenham", Berkshire Archaeological
Journal Vol.56, 1958, p.35-45; Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.171).

Listing NGR: SU5449093704

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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