Description: The Chestnuts
Date Listed: 21 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253646
OS Grid Reference: SP3157910956
OS Grid Coordinates: 431579, 210956
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7964, -1.5435
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MINSTER LOVELL BURFORD ROAD
SP3110 (South side)
20/89 The Chestnuts
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Roughcast on stone rubble with render quoins to
corners; slate hipped roof; rendered end stacks and centre stack to rear.
Single-storey, 3-bay range. Centre bay projects forward. C20 lean-to porch to
centre with C20 part-glazed door. C20 single-light casements to left and right
of centre. C20 two-light casements to left and right. Cross-gable to centre bay.
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
(Working-Class Housing in Oxfordshire, by Crispin Paine, et.al. in "Oxoniensia"
vol 43, 1978, pp206-212; Charterville and the Chartist Land Company, by Kate
Tiller in "0xoniensia" vol 50, 1985, pp251-266)
Listing NGR: SP3157910956
Source: English Heritage
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