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Higleys Cottage Manor Cottage Tulip Cottage, Enstone

Description: Higleys Cottage Manor Cottage Tulip Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253210

OS Grid Reference: SP3801124987
OS Grid Coordinates: 438011, 224987
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9221, -1.4487

Locality: Enstone
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4NL

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Listing Text

SP32SE (South side)
Church Enstone
8/29 Tulip Cottage, Manor Cottage
and Higleys Cottage


3 small houses, probably formerly one or 2 dwellings. C17, C19 and C20.
Limestone rubble with wooden lintels; Stonesfield-slate and concrete plain-tile
roofs with rubble stacks. L-shaped range. 2 storeys plus attics. Tulip Cottage,
in range projecting towards road, has a rectangular stair projection with a
small leaded casement. Manor Cottage, in the angle of,the ranges, has renewed
casements but retains an old plank door under a stone-slated canopy. Higley's
Cottage, in the right half of the rear range, has a small-pane casement and a
doorway, both in the lower section to right of the stack; a further
single-storey section on the end of, the range is probably C19, and is built as a
grotto with an archway (now glazed) and several recesses. Steep-pitched roofs to
both ranges have a total of 4 stacks. C19 and C20 extensions project to left of
front range. Interiors: stop-chamfered beans; open fireplaces. Noted as formerly
having the date 1668 on a door. The vermiculated stonework of the grotto may
have been taken from Thomas Bushell's famous waterworks at Neat Enstone.

Listing NGR: SP3800624982

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Source: English Heritage

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