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Birdbrook Tamarisk Cottage, Uffington

Description: Birdbrook Tamarisk Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 250810

OS Grid Reference: SU3006689048
OS Grid Coordinates: 430066, 189048
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5995, -1.5673

Location: Woolstone Road, Uffington, Oxfordshire SN7 7RG

Locality: Uffington
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 7RG

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Listing Text

11/156 Tamarisk Cottage and Birdbrook


Two cottages. Early C17 to left hand side (Tamarisk Cottage) and late C17
(Birdbrook). Squared and coursed chalk to Tamarisk Cottage; Birdbrook has
whitewashed chalk rubble with chalk quoins; right side wall has chalk rubble
ground floor with timber frame above and to rear; square framing of slight
scantling with diagonal braces. Thatched roof: brick stacks. 2-unit plans. 1
1/2-storey, 4-window range. Timber lintels over C19 plank door and C20 plank
doors, Tamarisk Cottage having thatched porch. Tamarisk Cottage has timber
lintels over original 4-light casements with ovolo moulded mullions: first
floor windows retain leaded lights; Birdbrook has original 3-light casements
with splayed wood mullions, and two 2-light leaded casements to first floor; 2-
and 3-light leaded casements to rear. Half-hipped roof; lateral, end and ridge
stacks. Interior: Tamarisk Cottage has quarter-turn and straight run stairs in
original position, adjoining fireplace with original bressumer , full set of
chamfered and stopped beams and common joists; timber framed central partition
wall. 2-bay collar-truss with butt tenoned purlins. Interior of Birdbrook not
inspected. C20 extensions to rear.

Listing NGR: SU3006689048

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Source: English Heritage

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