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Description: Pair of Cottages Approximately 20 Metres East of the Grove (Not Included)
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 252059
OS Grid Reference: SP4329429154
OS Grid Coordinates: 443294, 229154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9592, -1.3713
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WORTON OVER WORTON
6/243 Pair of cottages approx. 20m.
E of The Grove (not included)
Two cottages. Early C19. Coursed squared marlstone with some ashlar dressings;
thatch roof with brick stacks. L-shaped range of two 2-unit cottages. C17 style.
2 storeys. Right cottage has a symmetrical 2-window front with a central
Tudor-arched doorway below a label with carved lozenge stops, and has flanking
stone-mullioned windows with labels: 3-light at ground floor and 2-light above.
Left cottage, breaking forward, has a similar front facing left, and has 3-light
mullioned windows in the end wall below a half-hipped gable. Right and rear
gables have parapets. Some first-floor casements retain lattice lights. C20
extension to rear of left cottage. Interiors not inspected. Cottages are
mirrored by a second pair to right (q.v.). Similar in detail to contemporary
estate cottages at Great Tew. Built by the Wilson family of Over Worton House
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vo.XI, p.294).
Listing NGR: SP4329429154
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Source: English Heritage
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