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Model Cottages, Black Bourton

Description: Model Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 253460

OS Grid Reference: SP2858203985
OS Grid Coordinates: 428582, 203985
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7339, -1.5875

Location: Burford Road, Black Bourton, Oxfordshire OX18 2PD

Locality: Black Bourton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2PD

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Listing Text

(North side)
Black Bourton
5/150 Nos.3 and 4, Model Cottages

Pair of semi-detached estate workers' cottages. Circa 1860, by E.G. Bruton, for
Christ Church College, Oxford. Squared and coursed limestone, rock-faced, with
slate roofs and stone chimneys. In rustic Gothick Style with pointed arches over
narrow lights. Asymmetrical block of 2 storeys and 3 bays, with narrow gabled
bay to left, wider gabled bay to right, and small C20 lean-to extension between
in front of recessed centre bay. Left bay has pair of single lights to ground
floor, one single light to first floor, and vent slit in gable. Right bay has 2
2-light windows with stop-chamfered stone mullions to ground floor, a smaller
similar window and a single light to first floor, and an almond-shaped vent slit
in gable. Centre bay has roughcast upper storey with 2-light wooden casement,
and C20 4-light wooden casement and stable-type door in lean-to. Another door in
right side of block has arched surround. Part of a row of 3 pairs of cottages
and a lodgings house.
(Mary Lupton: History of the Parish of Black Bourton, 1903)

Listing NGR: SP2858203985

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Source: English Heritage

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