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Merry Madcap and Two Adjoining Cottages, Ashbury

Description: Merry Madcap and Two Adjoining Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250645

OS Grid Reference: SU2625285105
OS Grid Coordinates: 426252, 185105
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5642, -1.6227

Location: Berrycroft, Ashbury, Oxfordshire SN6 8LX

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

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Listing Text

5/10 Merry Madcap b 2 adjoining


3 cottages. Merry Madcap C17, 2 cottages to right are mid C18. Right bay of
Merry Madcap retains light timber framing with brick infill, and uncoursed
sarsen rubble walling to left bay: other 2 cottages in chalk ashlar, uncoursed
sarsen rubble, with chalk ashlar bands & quoins; uncoursed sarsen rubble to
rear b side walls: Thatched roof, brick stacks.2-unit plans to each cottage. 1
1/2-storey, 4-window range: timber lintels over three C20 planked doors. Timber
lintels over C20 casements, mid C18 two-light leaded casements to first floor.
Hipped gabled roof; ridge and end stacks. Interior of Merry Madcap has
chamfered and stopped beams, bressumer over open fire; closed timber-framed
truss: 2 other cottages have quarter turn stairs, rising next to fireplace.
Late C20 extension to rear of Merry Madcap.

Listing NGR: SU2625285105

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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