Description: Pair of Cottages Approximately 30 Metres South East of the Grove (Not Included)
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 252060
OS Grid Reference: SP4329829141
OS Grid Coordinates: 443298, 229141
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9591, -1.3713
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WORTON OVER WORTON
6/244 Pair of cottages approx. 30m.
SE of The Grove (not included)
Two cottages. Early C19. Coursed squared marlstone with some ashlar dressings;
plain-tile roof with brick stacks. L-shaped range of two 2-unit cottages. C17
style. 2 storeys. Left 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.
Right cottage, breaking forward, has a similar front facing right, and has
blocked 3-light mullioned windows in the end wall below a half-hipped gable.
Left and rear gables have parapets. Interiors not inspected. Cottages are
mirrored by a second pair to left (q.v.). Similar in detail to contemporary
estate cottages at Great Tew. Built by the Wilson family of Over Worton House.
Included for group value.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.294).
Listing NGR: SP4329829141
Source: English Heritage
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