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Lime Close, Drayton

Description: Lime Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 251319

OS Grid Reference: SU4799694424
OS Grid Coordinates: 447996, 194424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6466, -1.3077

Location: Henleys Lane, Drayton, Oxfordshire OX14 4HU

Locality: Drayton
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 4HU

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Listing Text

SU4794, SU4894 (North side)
5/16, 6/16 No.35 (Lime Close)
06/08/52 (Formerly listed as No.33
(Lime Close)


House. C17, of various dates, early C18 cross-wing to rear left, C19 and C20
alterations. Roughcast plinth; small timber-framing with roughcast infill to
left and centre; roughcast to right, probably on timber-framing; old plain-tile
complex roof; various brick stacks, including, ridge stacks to centre and to
right of centre. U-shaped plan, possibly originally hall house with later
lobby-entry addition. Main front to garden; 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range.
C18 two-panel door to centre with C20 lean-to hood. Irregular fenestration of
wood mullion and transom windows, except Ipswich window to first floor left of
centre with wood cornice having pulvinated frieze. 2 cross-gables to left with
banded fish-scale tile-hanging. Left return: roughcast to right, with fragments
of small timber-framing visible; painted brick to left. 2-storey-and-attic;
2-bay range to right; 2-storey-and-attic; 3-window range to left, Sash door to
centre of right range. Right range has irregular fenestration of casements, Wood
cross-windows to left range, those to ground floor have segmental brick heads
Flat brick band between ground and first floors, to left range, and brick dentil
course to eaves. 3 gabled dormers. Rear: red brick to ground floor centre;
roughcast, probably on timber-framing to first floor central stone uncoursed
rubble to ground floor of cross-wing to left; roughcast, probably on brick to
first floor; red brick with flared headers in Flemish bond to cross-wing at
right. Irregular fenestration of wood mullion windows, except wood cross-windows
to ground floor of cross-wing to right, and Ipswich window to first floor right
of centre. Interior: late C18 dogleg staircase to left; C20 open well staircase
to right. Queen-post roof to main range. Some C18 fielded panelling to some

Listing NGR: SU4799694424

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Source: English Heritage

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