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Hill View Old Clock Cottage, Swerford

Description: Hill View Old Clock Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 252013

OS Grid Reference: SP3780131191
OS Grid Coordinates: 437801, 231191
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9779, -1.4511

Location: Chapel Hill, Swerford, Oxfordshire OX7 4BG

Locality: Swerford
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4BG

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Listing Text

9/197 Old Clock Cottage


Shown on Ordnance Survey map as Old Clock Cottge and Hill View.
House. c.1630, altered C18 and extended c.1800. Coursed squared marlstone with
some wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs with brick
stacks. 3-unit plan extended to L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic and 3 storeys.
3-window front of earlier lower range has 3 casements at ground floor: one with
3 leaded lights, another renewed, and a 2-light casement with margin lights.
Doorway to right of centre. At first floor are 3 leaded cross windows, 2 with
renewed frames. Tiled roof has gable parapets, stacks to right of centre and to
both gables, and a C20 roof dormer. End of added wing forms a fourth bay to
right and has a large first-floor bay window supported on a carved console; a
wide opening below with a carved lintel has been reduced. 3-window return front
has segmental-arched 12-pane sashes at first-floor, a 9-pane sash and 2 blocked
windows above, and at ground floor has 2 segmental-arched casements and a
doorway. Hipped slated roof. Rear has a gabled canted stair projection. Interior
not inspected but described in Wood-Jones as having through passage, moulded
beams, winder, stair and butt-purlin roofs.
(R. Wood-Jones, Traditional Domestic Architecture of the Banbury Region, 1963,

Listing NGR: SP3780131191

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Source: English Heritage

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