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19 and 21, Upper Crescent, Minster Lovell

Description: 19 and 21, Upper Crescent

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 July 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 253681

OS Grid Reference: SP3120810883
OS Grid Coordinates: 431208, 210883
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7957, -1.5489

Location: Upper Crescent, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire OX8 5RT

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for
(south side)
Nos 19, 21 and 23
The address shall be amended to read: UPPER CRESCENT
(south side)
Nos 19 and 21

In the first line of the description delete '3 dwellings' and insert '2


SF3110 (South side)
Nos.19, 21 and 23
(Formerly listed as No.19)

Chartist school and meeting room, now 3 dwellings. Circa 1847. Coursed squared
stone with stone quoins to corners; slate roofs with lead ridges and
hexagon-shaped slates, having coped stone gables. 2 storeys and attic; 3-bay
central range with single-storey, 3-bay wings to left and right. Stone porch
with chamfered rustication to centre of central range, having basket-arched
archway and C20 door to doorway. C20 cross-windows to ground and first floors of
central range. Flat stone band between ground and first floors and between first
floor and attic. Cross-gabled roof, with octagonal 2-light casement to attic.
Wings to left and right have central stone porches with basket-arched archways
and plank doors to doorways. Wood cross-windows to left and right of wings. Flat
stone band to eaves of wings, with plain stone parapets. All windows have stone
lintels with keystones. Interiors 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: SP3120810883

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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