Description: 17, Upper Crescent
Date Listed: 7 July 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 253680
OS Grid Reference: SP3124310896
OS Grid Coordinates: 431243, 210896
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7958, -1.5484
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MINSTER LOVELL UPPER CRESCENT
SP3110 (South side)
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Render on stone rubble with render quoins to
corners: slate hipped roof; no stacks visible. Single-storey, 3-bay range.
Centre bay projects forward. C20 two-light casement to centre. C20 single-light
casements to left and right of centre. C20 two-light casements to left and
right. Cross-gable to centre bay with quatrefoil ventilation stone. C20 door to
rear. 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, pp206-212; Charterville and the Chartist Land Company, by Kate
Tiller in "Oxoniensia" vol 50, 1985, pp251-266)
Listing NGR: SP3124310896
Source: English Heritage
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