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Charles House, Childrey

Description: Charles House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250692

OS Grid Reference: SU3617487394
OS Grid Coordinates: 436174, 187394
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5843, -1.4793

Location: Stowhill, Childrey, Oxfordshire OX12 9UD

Locality: Childrey
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 9UD

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Listing Text

SU3687 (East side)
12/64 Charles House


House. Late C16/early C17. Rendered walling; thatched roof, brick stack. 2-
unit plan. 1 1/2-storey, 3-window range. Late C19 planked door in heavy frame.
C20 casements, except original 2-light wood-mullioned casement to left. C18
three 1-light leaded casement to rear; flat-roofed C20 dormer; half-flipped
roof; end stack to left. Interior: planked doors include one C18 planked door
with fittings on first floor. Chamfered beam to left. Butt-purlin 3-bay roof;
truss obscured but springing for arch-brace visible in rear wall beneath first
floor level; and mortices in principal rafter and soffit of collar in left
truss suggest that original roof was arch-braced and of open-hall type. C18
forge attached to right gable wall: brick, random band, to front and light
timber frame to rear; old tiled roof; brick stack; Single unit; 1 1/2-storey;
Heavy frames to C18 planked doors front and rear; C20 8-light window; Half-
hipped roof; Interior has original plain beams and joists; and stairs on left
cellar and first floor. Old forge attached to C18 stables; chalk uncoursed
rubble, weatherboarded to rear, old tile roof; central planked door and C18
shutter to right; hipped roof.

Listing NGR: SU3617487394

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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