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Priory Cottage The Priory, Steventon

Description: Priory Cottage The Priory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 251392

OS Grid Reference: SU4655891503
OS Grid Coordinates: 446558, 191503
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6204, -1.3289

Location: 127 The Causeway, Steventon, Oxfordshire OX13 6SJ

Locality: Steventon
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX13 6SJ

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Listing Text

SU4691 (South side)
12/78 Nos.123 (The Priory) and 127
06/08/52 (Priory Cottage)
(Formerly listed as No.123
(The Priory))


Includes those parts formerly separately listed as Nos.125, 127 The Causeway and
No.1 (Priory Cottage) Mill Street.
Priory, now 3 dwellings. South-west block of c,l330; north-west block of c.1463;
hall of c.1500; service wing to hall of c.1550; late C16 range to east; with
later alterations. Irregular and large timber-framing, with some close-studding;
painted brick and rendered infill; complex old plain-tile roof; various brick
stacks: massive stone end stack to right with brick flues. Courtyard plan, with
wing to east. 2-storey, 7-window range with 2-storeys-and-attic cross-wing to
left. Plank door to right of centre with flat hood. 4-panel door to left of
centre with flat hood, 4-panel part-glazed door to end of cross-wing to left.
Irregular fenestration of casements and sashes except wood oriel window to
ground floor right, having wood mullion and transom windows and flanking 3-light
wood mullion windows. Wood oriel to first floor right, having wood mullion and
transom windows. Cross-gable to centre. Jettied cross-gable to right with
pendant bosses. Rear: part-encased in brick. Interior: false-hammer-beam roof
truss to hall with 2 tiers of curved wind braces, Massive stone fireplace to
hall. Crown-post roofs to west range and to west part of north range, Queen-post
roof to rest.. Some medieval wood arched doorways visible. History: priory from
1330, and on the site of earlier priory buildings and partly used as the manor.
("Smaller Domestic Architecture and Society in North Berkshire, c.l300-c.1650,
with special reference to Steventon" by C.R.J. Currie (Oxford Univ. Ph.D,thesis,

Listing NGR: SU4655891503

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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