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Description: 37, Upper Crescent
Date Listed: 7 July 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 253683
OS Grid Reference: SP3099410875
OS Grid Coordinates: 430994, 210875
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7957, -1.5520
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MINSTER LOVELL UPPER CRESCENT
SP31SW (South side)
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Stone coursed rubble; slate hipped roof; stone
end stacks and centre stack to rear. Single-storey, 3-bay range. Centre bay
projects forward. C20 part-glazed door 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. 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: SP3099410875
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Source: English Heritage
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