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Brasenose Cottage, Rollright

Description: Brasenose Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 253306

OS Grid Reference: SP3259731412
OS Grid Coordinates: 432597, 231412
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9802, -1.5268

Location: Church End, Rollright, Oxfordshire OX7 5RX

Locality: Rollright
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 5RX

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Listing Text

SP3231-3331 Great Rollright
12/126 Brasenose Cottage
27/08/57 (Formerly listed as Wishart's
Farm Cottages)


Farmhouse, now house. 1656 on datestone; altered C18 and extended C20. Coursed
limestone rubble with wooden lintels and some ashlar dressings;
Stonesfield-slate and asbestos-slate roof with rubble-and-brick stacks. L plan.
2 storeys. 2-window front has 3-light windows with renewed casements, and a
central door above which is the datestone inscribed "IVNE 20/1656". Wing
projects from the left and has 2 old 3-light leaded casements, plus a secondary
entrance in the angle with a C20 stone porch. Rear retains four 2-light
stone-mullioned windows with labels and has a small 2-storey extension. Roof has
gable parapets to the main range and 4 stacks, mostly with renewed brick shafts
on rubble plinths. Interior: large open fireplace with renewed bressumer and a
bread oven plus an earlier stone recess which may be the original oven; smaller
open fireplace with cambered bressumer.

Listing NGR: SP3259731412

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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