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The Laurels, Minster Lovell

Description: The Laurels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 253655

OS Grid Reference: SP3110511131
OS Grid Coordinates: 431105, 211131
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7980, -1.5503

Location: Lower Crescent, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire OX8 5SD

Locality: Minster Lovell
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 5SD

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Listing Text

SP3111 (West side)
18/96 The Laurels

Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Render on stone rubble with render quoins to
corners; slate hipped roof; rendered end stacks and central stack to rear.
Single-storey, 3-bay range. Central bay projects forward. Wood verandah across
front. Sash door to centre. Single-light casements to left and right of centre.
2-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 1851.
(Working-Class Housing in Oxfordshire, by Crispin Paine, in "Oxoniensia"
vol 43, 1978, pp206-212; Charterville and the Chartist Land Company, by Kate
Tiller in "Oxoniensia" vol 50, 1985, pp251-266)

Listing NGR: SP3110511131

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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