Description: Folly View, Model Cottages
Date Listed: 15 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 253462
OS Grid Reference: SP2850203977
OS Grid Coordinates: 428502, 203977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7338, -1.5887
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SP20SE CARTERTON AND BLACK BOURTON BAMPTON ROAD
5/152 No. 7 (Folly View), Model
(Formerly listed as No.7,
Former lodgings house for 8 estate workers, with superintendent's residence,
later converted to 2 cottages and then to single house. Circa 1860, by E.G.
Bruton, for Christ Church College, Oxford. Squared and coursed limestone,
rock-faced, with slate roofs and stone chimneys. 2-plan building in rustic
Gothick style with steeply pitched roofs and pointed arches over narrow lights.
2 storeys. Front to road has 2 bays, the left bay gabled. This bay has 3-light
ground floor window with cushion capitals on shafts between lights, 2-light
first floor window with stop-chamfered stone mullion, and arched vent slit in
gable. Right bay has one single light, an arched slit window, an arched doorway
with C20 board door, and a small round window or vent just below the eaves. Left
side has arched ground floor windows and catslide semi-dormers to front bays,
and projection with M roof, similar windows and arched door beyond. Part of a
group of buildings for housing estate workers.
(Mary Lupton: History of the Parish of Black Bourton, 1903)
Listing NGR: SP2850203977
Source: English Heritage
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