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Folly View, Model Cottages, Black Bourton

Description: Folly View, Model Cottages

Grade: II
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

Location: School Lane, 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
5/152 No. 7 (Folly View), Model
15/07/81 Cottages
(Formerly listed as No.7,
Model Cottages)

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

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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