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Frenches Cottage, Great Tew

Description: Frenches Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251881

OS Grid Reference: SP3961629340
OS Grid Coordinates: 439616, 229340
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9611, -1.4248

Location: The Lanes, Great Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4AL

Locality: Great Tew
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4AL

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Listing Text

SP3929 (East side)
10/69 No.28 (Frenches Cottage)
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as Cottage
House. C17, remodelled and extended early C19 and altered C20. Coursed squared
marlstone; thatch and shingle roofs with limestone-ashlar and brick stacks.
Single-unit plan extended to 3 units. 2 storeys plus attic. Higher thatched C17
bay, to right, has a plank door and a 2-light leaded stone-mullioned window with
label at ground floor, and has, at first floor, a C19 lattice casement with
chamfered stone surround and label. Later bays have an irregular arrangement
including a buttress, a segmental-arched doorway, a small chamfered opening, a
further 2-light leaded casement with label and 3 other leaded casements with
renewed lintels. Upper part of wall and left gable wall are probably C20. Later
bays have a central brick stack, and an ashlar stack rises from the left gable
parapet of the thatched bay. Right gable wall, facing road, has leaded chamfered
windows with labels to 3 floors, interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP3961629340

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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