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St Frideswide's Cottage, Compton Beauchamp

Description: St Frideswide's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250716

OS Grid Reference: SU2820287123
OS Grid Coordinates: 428202, 187123
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5823, -1.5944

Location: Compton Beauchamp, Oxfordshire SN6 8NU

Locality: Compton Beauchamp
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8NU

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Listing Text

5/86 St. Frideswide's Cottage


Farmhouse, now house, C17. Probable C17 timber frame clad in C18; right hand
wing in squared and coursed chalk on sarsen base; brick stacks; left wing in a
random bond brick and chalk rubble brought to course; tiled roof thatched to
right; L-plan. 1 1/2-storey. Garden front: right wing of one-window and
one-door range, left wing of 2-window and one-door range. C20 casements, except
elliptical brick arches over 3-light C18 leaded window to front right and
3-light C18 leaded windows to rear of right wing. Segmental brick arch over
fixed leaded light to right side of left wing which also has tile-clad gabled
dormers with C20 casements. C19 plank doors; one C20 door to left wing; Gabled
roof end stack to right wing, ridge and end stacks to left wing. Interior:
right wing has chamfered beam with elaborate stop to ground floor and 3-bay
collar-truss with chamfered and stopped beams; 3-bay trusses with butt purlins
in left wing have traces of lap-dovetail assembly indicating existence of
probable timber frame before cladding in C18.

Listing NGR: SU2820287123

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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