British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

36 and 37, the Avenue, Great Tew

Description: 36 and 37, the Avenue

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251882

OS Grid Reference: SP3975829547
OS Grid Coordinates: 439758, 229547
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9630, -1.4228

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

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Great Tew, Oxfordshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SP3929 (West side)
10/70 Nos.36 and 37
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as Cottage
No.36 and Cottage No.37)


2 small houses. C17, altered C18, enlarged and re-modelled early C19, partly
rebuilt C20. Coursed squared marlstone; thatch roof with C20 stacks. 2-unit
plan. One storey plus attic. No.37 to left, originally C17, has been totally
rebuilt except for the large gable stack to left and an adjoining section of
curved walling formerly containing a spiral stair. The rebuilt front wall
incorporates C19 stone-mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights in their former
positions. C20 outshut to left. No.36, to right, has an arched doorway with
lozenge label stops and a 3-light stone-mullioned window, both C19 insertions,
in the C17 lower section of its front wall, and has leaded half-dormer casements
in the C18 upper section. C19 added bay to right. Rear has 2 more mullioned
windows which may be original. Interiors; both have open fireplaces with
chamfered bressumers and bread ovens. The lower part of No.36 was probably
originally single-storey stable to No.37.
(County Sites and Monuments Record).

Listing NGR: SP3975829547

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.