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Description: Duck End Cottage
Date Listed: 7 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 252430
OS Grid Reference: SP4202806146
OS Grid Coordinates: 442028, 206146
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7524, -1.3926
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STANTON HARCOURT SUTTON LANE
SP40NW (South side)
No.40 (Duck End Cottage)
House. Late medieval; remodelled in C17. Cruck-framed. Roughcast over timber
frame on limestone rubble plinth; weatherboarded right bay; thatch roof, hipped
to right; rendered stone finished in brick left end stack. Hall house: first
floor and stack inserted in C17. One storey and attic; 2-window range. C20 door
to right of C19 two-light casements; bread oven to left. Interior: two and a
half bays survive of cruck-framed medieval house. Full cruck to left has
morticed collar; originally a partition wall. Raised cruck to right has
chamfering with pyramid steps to arch-braced collar and ridge-piece resting on
saddled apex. Through purlins, with some windbraces. C17 chamfered beams and
open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Raised cruck was built over the
medieval hall, the bays to the right having been removed.
(A. Pacey, Duck End: a group of Oxfordshire Houses (privately published), 1985,
pp.56-57 for sections and p.31 for plans; Oxfordshire Museum, Woostock, PRN
3387 for photographic and drawn survey).
Listing NGR: SP4202806146
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Source: English Heritage
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