Description: 35, Upper Crescent
Date Listed: 21 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253682
OS Grid Reference: SP3104110867
OS Grid Coordinates: 431041, 210867
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7956, -1.5513
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MINSTER LOVELL UPPER CRESCENT
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Stone random coursed rubble; slate hipped roof;
stone rubble end stacks and centre stack to rear. Single-storey. 3-bay range.
Centre bay projects forward. C20 porch to centre with part-glazed door.
Single-light windows to left and right of centre. C20 casements to left and
right in original openings. 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 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: SP3104110867
Source: English Heritage
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