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Description: 5, Upper Crescent
Date Listed: 7 July 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 253678
OS Grid Reference: SP3134610923
OS Grid Coordinates: 431346, 210923
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7961, -1.5469
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MINSTER LOVELL UPPER CRESCENT
SP3110 (South side)
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Roughcast on stone rubble; slate hipped roof;
rendered end stacks and centre stack to rear. Single-storey, 3-bay range. Centre
bay projects forward. C20 porch to centre with C20 part-glazed door. C20 metal
top-hung single-light casements to left and right of centre. C20 wood top-hung,
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 "Oxoniensia"
vol 43, 1978, p206-212; Charterville and the Chartist Land Company, by Kate
Tiller in "Oxoniensia" vol 50, 1985, pp251-266)
Listing NGR: SP3134610923
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