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Description: The Croft
Date Listed: 7 July 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 253636
OS Grid Reference: SP3128810221
OS Grid Coordinates: 431288, 210221
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7898, -1.5478
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MINSTER LOVELL BRIZE NORTON ROAD
SP3110 (East side)
20/79 No.81 (The Croft)
07/07/77 (Formerly listed as No.81)
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Rendered stone rubble with render quoins to
corners; slate hipped roof; rendered stone end stacks and central stack to rear.
Single-storey, 3-bay range. Central bay projects forward. Glazed porch to centre
with glazed door. C20 single-light casements to left and right of centre.
2-light casements to left and right. Cross-gable to centre bay with quatrefoil
ventilation stone. Interior not inspected. History: Charterville was the third
of five estates established by the National Land Company. Company formed by
Feargus O'Connor in 1845 to enable people from factory towns to live on small
holdings and qualify for a vote. The Land Company ran into difficulties and was
dissolved in July 1851.
(Working-Class Housing in Oxfordshire, by Crispin Paine, et.al. in "0xoniensia"
vol 43, 1978, p206-212; Charterville and the Chartist Land Company, by Kate
Tiller in "0x-Dniensia" vol 50, 1985, p251-266)
Listing NGR: SP3128810221
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Source: English Heritage
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