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Rectory Cottage, Alvescot

Description: Rectory Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253314

OS Grid Reference: SP2736404171
OS Grid Coordinates: 427364, 204171
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7356, -1.6051

Location: Thorpes Field, Alvescot, Oxfordshire OX18 2QA

Locality: Alvescot
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2QA

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Listing Text

(North-east side)
9/4 Rectory Cottage

House. C17 in origin, with deeds said to date back to c.1612. Altered and
refronted c.1800, with C18-C19 rear extensions. Coursed rubble limestone, stone
slate roof, flanking ashlar chimneys. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. 3-pane sashes
with slightly chamfered wooden lintels, the right windows set quite close
together, the left further apart. 3 gabled roof dormers with C20 2-light wooden
casements. Central 6-panelled top-lit door with flat stone hood on shaped scroll
brackets. Later lean-to to right gable end, with C20 2-light casement. To rear
of left bay is a C18 catslide extension with angled corner to farmyard. Gabled
extension to rear of right bay. Partly blocked C17-C18 window to first floor
rear of centre bay. Interior: right bay has deeply chamfered spine beam and
fireplace lintel. C.1800 double purlin roof with some re-used older timbers.

Listing NGR: SP2736404171

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Source: English Heritage

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