If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Flint Cottage
Date Listed: 9 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 249255
OS Grid Reference: SU6051989493
OS Grid Coordinates: 460519, 189493
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6010, -1.1276
Explore more of the area around Wallingford, Oxfordshire at Explore Britain.
WALLINGFORD HIGH STREET
SU6089SE (North side)
11/87 Nos.52 (Flint House) and 53
09/12/49 (Flint Cottage)
(Formerly listed as Flint
House and No.53 (Flint
House, now museum and dwelling. Probably mid C16 with later alterations. Flint
and stone mixture with stone dressings; plain-tile roof; C20 rebuilt brick ridge
stack to left with diagonally set outer flues, various brick stacks. Probably
originally double-ended Hall house with cross-wings, indicated by continuation
of quoins of cross-gables visible to centre first floor wall. 2 storeys and
attic; 3-window range. 6-panel door with overlight and rusticated round-topped
stone surround to left of centre. 6-panel door with decorative overlight and
flat hood to right of centre. Tripartite unhorned sashes with glazing bars and
plain stone surrounds to left and centre. 3-light casements with painted stone
surround to right. Three 4-light stone mullion and transom windows with hood
moulds to first floor. 3 cross-gables have stone dressings. Centre cross-gable
has brick dressings continuing into first floor wall. 2-light stone mullion
windows to left and right cross-gable, that to left having hood mould. 3-light
stone mullion window to centre. Rear: large timber framing with some angle
bracing to first floor with painted infill. Interior: C20 alterations to form
museum. Areas of timber framing visible. Flint Cottage noted as having portions
of canted bay window with diamond mullions. Single-storey wing to right,
2-window range. Probably late C18. Red brick wth flared headers in Flemish bond;
old plain-tile roof. History: site granted in 1546 to John Norreys.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.518; "Some Notes on the Domestic
Architecture of Wallingford, Berkshire", by P.S. Spokes in Berkshire
Archaeological Journal, Vol.50, 1947; "Historic Wallingford, a walk-round guide"'
by J and S Dewey, 1982).
Listing NGR: SU6051989493
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.