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Eastwood Rose Cottage, Ashbury

Description: Eastwood Rose Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250648

OS Grid Reference: SU2639285127
OS Grid Coordinates: 426392, 185127
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5644, -1.6206

Location: Chapel Road, Ashbury, Oxfordshire SN6 8LS

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

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Listing Text

5/16 Rose Cottage and Eastwood


Rose Cottage: farmhouse now house. C15 hall house without cross wings,
remodelled mid/late C16 Squared chalk brought to course over sarsen base;
thatched roof, brick stack. C15 4-bay hall house; first floor and chimney stack
backing onto screens passage was inserted in mid-late C16 forming 3-unit cross
passage plan, 4-window range. Brick segmental arches over C20 door and
casements. Half-hippped roof; ridge stack. Interior: Mid C16 panelled parlour
with chamfered and stopped beams and joists. Kitchen fireplace backing onto
cross passage has mid C16 moulded bressumer and fire beam. 4-bay, raised cruck
trusses with plated yoke. Eastwood (behind Rose Cottage): late C16/early C17
squared chalk brought to course on sarsen and brick base: thatched roof; brick
stacks. 3-unit plan, converted into 2 cottages in C18. 1 1/2-storey, 4-window
range. C20 casements, one blocking door, mid/late C18 five-light leaded
casements to first floor. Early C19 4-panelled (2 glazed) door. Half-hipped
roof; gable stack and stack adjoining Rose Cottage. Interior: chamfered beam
with scrolled stop. 3-bay collar-truss roof with butt purlins. In c.1777 Thomas
Stock was given this cottage by the Craven Estate for use as a Sunday School,
claimed to be the first in England.

Listing NGR: SU2639085133

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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