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Cob Cottage and Adjoining Cottage, Ashbury

Description: Cob Cottage and Adjoining Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 250656

OS Grid Reference: SU2571084357
OS Grid Coordinates: 425710, 184357
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5575, -1.6305

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

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Listing Text

8/28 Cob Cottage and adjoining
21/11/66 cottage
(Formerly listed as Idstone

2 cottages. Late C16 and early C18. Chalk rubble brought to course (Cob
Cottage); uncoursed sarsen rubble with bands of chalk block to adjoining
cottage, with squared and coursed chalk to rear gabled wall; thatched roof;
brick stacks. Single-unit plan (Cob Cottage) and L-shaped plan to adjoining
cottage; 1 1/2 storey. 3-window range; late C20 doors. Cottage to right entered
from rear; late C19 / early C20 two light casements and one 3 light wood
mullioned and moulded casement. Stacks to end wall of Cob Cottage and rear
gabled wall of adjoining Cottage, gabled roof. Rear of Cob Cottage has C20
lean-to extension, bread oven projects from rear wall of adjoining cottage.
Interior of Cob Cottage: chamfered beam with quirk and tongue stop, open
fireplace. Interior of adjoining cottage not inspected but likely to be of

Listing NGR: SU2571084357

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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