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Description: The Cottage
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249781
OS Grid Reference: SU5220599544
OS Grid Coordinates: 452205, 199544
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6922, -1.2461
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RADLEY ST. PETER'S COLLEGE
18/105 The Cottage
House. Late C16: C18 and C19 alterations to front. Originally timber-framed.
Roughcast; gabled old tile roof; large rendered ridge stack finished in C19
diagonally-set brick flues; 2 similar flues to left end stack. 3-unit plan. 2
storeys and attic; 3-window range. Mid C18 six-panelled door and mid C19 sash
set in blocked C18 coach house entry to left: mid C19 half-glazed door flanked
by late C18 paired sashes and early Cl9 canted bay window with casements: first
floor has 2 late C18 sashes and one mid C19 sash. Late C16 four-light
wood-mullioned and transomed ovolo-moulded window in right gable wall. Rear:
stair-turret with 2-light wood-mullioned ovolo-moulded window; 3-light
wood-mullioned chamfered window above 3-light wood-mullioned and transomed
ovolo-moulded window with butterfly hinges to C19 opening light. Interior: C18
six-panelled doors. Stop-chamfered wood bressumer and stone jambs to large open
fireplace. Timber-studded partitions to rear and stair-turret: wide newel
stairs. First floor has moulded stone fireplace and exposed timber framing:
5-bay collar-truss roof with butt purlins and windbraces. The bressumer of the
ground-floor fireplace is inscribed with graffiti initials J.S. which probably
stands for John Stonhouse whose family owned Radley Park in the late C16.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.410).
Listing NGR: SU5220599544
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Source: English Heritage
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