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Ruskin Cottage, North Hinksey

Description: Ruskin Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 249755

OS Grid Reference: SP4963605360
OS Grid Coordinates: 449636, 205360
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7448, -1.2825

Location: N Hinksey Lane, North Hinksey, Oxfordshire OX2 0NA

Locality: North Hinksey
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX2 0NA

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Listing Text

SP4905 (West side)
11/80 No.12 (Ruskin Cottage)
25/01/72 (Formerly listed as Nos.12
(Ruskin Cottage), 22, 26 and
House. C17. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled thatch roof; right end stack of
stone finished in brick and similar rear lateral stack finished in C18 brick.
2-unit plan. One storey and attic; 2-window range. Timber lintels over C20 plank
door and flanking C19 (left) and C20 three-light casements: similar C20 dormer
casements. C20 extension to rear. Interior not inspected but likely to be of
interest. In 1874 Ruskin mentioned this cottage when he encouraged
undergraduates to improve the road through the village and so "feel the pleasure
of useful muscular work" (plaque on wall).

Listing NGR: SP4963605360

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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