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Craven Cottage and Cottage Adjoining Old Forge Cottage Teallach Cottage, Ashbury

Description: Craven Cottage and Cottage Adjoining Old Forge Cottage Teallach Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 250653

OS Grid Reference: SU2647685066
OS Grid Coordinates: 426476, 185066
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5639, -1.6194

Location: High Street, Ashbury, Oxfordshire SN6 8LN

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

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Listing Text

SU28NE (North side)
5/25 Old Forge Cottage, Teallach
10/11/52 Cottage, Craven Cottage and
Cottage adjoining
(Formerly listed as row of
five cottages opposite Rose
and Crown Inn)


Smithy with one-unit cottage and 3 adjoining cottages in row. C17 (Teallach &
Craven Cottages) and late C18. Uncoursed sarsen rubble, uncoursed chalk rubble
to rear; brick quoins and dressings (Old Forge Cottage): uncoursed sarsen
rubble, chalk quoins (Teallach Cottage); squared and coursed chalk on sarsen
base, chalk quoins (Craven Cottage); chalk and sarsen rendered over (adjoining
end cottage) thatched except old tile roof to Old Forge Cottage: brick stacks.
2-storey (Old Forge Cottage), otherwise 1 1/2 - storey, 9-window range. C20
doors except ledged door to 1 1/2 storey section of Old Smithy Cottage; one
late C19 two-light casement to cottage adjoining Teallach Cottage; C20
casements except 2 mid-late C19 three-light casements to ground floor of
Teallach Cottage; wood lintels and segmental brick arches over all doors and
windows. Ground floor of Old Smithy Cottage has brick band with segmental brick
arches linking 5-bay arcade C2 doors (one blocked) and 3 central windows (1
blocked) Gabled roof; stacks. Interior of Old Smithy: 2 forging hearths; 3- bay
queen-strut roof with butt purlins: other cottages have chamfered and stopped

Listing NGR: SU2649285074

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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