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Whittons, Combe

Description: Whittons

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252724

OS Grid Reference: SP4170616069
OS Grid Coordinates: 441706, 216069
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8417, -1.3960

Location: 11 Park Road, Combe, Oxfordshire OX8 8NA

Locality: Combe
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 8NA

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Listing Text

SP41NW (South side)
6/70 Whittons
- II
House. Early C17, with possible medieval origins. Coursed limestone rubble;
gabled thatch roof; stone ridge and end stacks. 3-unit lobby-entry plan.
2-storey, 3-window range of 3-and 4-light casements with chamfered wood lintels.
Further 2-light casement to ground floor right. C20 plank door with wood lintel
to centre-left. Interior: large chamfered spine beans with stepped stops and
large, flat chamfered joists. In room to far right a stone open fireplace with
hollow-chamfered surround with 4-centred head. In room with C17 beams an open
fireplace with large chamfered timber bressumer. To rear of this room a stone
spiral staircase to first floor, with timber treads leading to attics. At
ground-floor entrance to staircase a timber doorway with Tudor-arched head.
Stone-flagged floors in rooms to centre and right. Roof shows evidence of
smoke-blackened timbers, but trusses and most rafters replaced C20.

Listing NGR: SP4170616069

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

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