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8, 10, 14, 18, 24, Claypits Lane, Shrivenham

Description: 8, 10, 14, 18, 24, Claypits Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 250582

OS Grid Reference: SU2415089112
OS Grid Coordinates: 424150, 189112
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6003, -1.6527

Location: Claypits Lane, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire SN6 8AH

Locality: Shrivenham
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8AH

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Listing Text


31-OCT-83 (North side)
8, 10, 14, 18, 24

(Formerly listed as:
8, 10, 11, 14, 18 AND 24)


Endowed in 1641 by Sir Henry Martin as almshouses but now entirely C19 in character
with the remodelling of the original 8 houses and the addition of 2 more to the E in
1850. Built of rubble stone with a brick attic and brick dentil cornice and a gabled
stone tiled roof with a stack at each end on the side wall, that to the W of stone,
that to the E with a brick cap. Further stone stacks with brick caps to the rear.
1 storey and attic. All the cottages have been modernized with 2 light casements to
the attic and 2 light windows under wood lintels to the ground floor. The doors to
each pair of cottages are side by side underneath a gabled and machine tiled porch and
are of plank and batten type. The 1850 cottages (No. 8) have gabled dormers with
2 light, 2 pane casements, a roughcast attic storey and a glazed porch.

Listing NGR: SU2415189113

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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