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Corner Cottage and Hussar Cottage and Attached Stable Range, Kingham

Description: Corner Cottage and Hussar Cottage and Attached Stable Range

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254016

OS Grid Reference: SP2588423771
OS Grid Coordinates: 425884, 223771
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9119, -1.6251

Location: Church Street, Kingham, Oxfordshire OX7 6YA

Locality: Kingham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6YA

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Listing Text

SP2423-2523 (East side)
17/121 Corner Cottage and Hussar
Cottage and attached stable range
(Formerly listed as Cartref)


Shown on 0.S. map as Corner House and Winsland.
Pair of houses. Early and mid-C18 with later additions and alterations. Roughly
coursed limestone rubble (better dressed with alternating angle quoins to west
front) to Corner Cottage (orginal part) and roughly coursed marlstone rubble to
Hussar Cottage and C18 addition to Corner Cottage; stone slate roof to Corner
Cottage and concrete tiles to Hussar Cottage, both with coped verges. original
L-plan house, extended to right in mid-C18, 2 right bays under different roof
pitch; various C19 additions to rear. 2 storeys and attic. 3-window front to
early-C18 part; glazing bar sashes in moulded stone architraves with projecting
keystones, ground-floor centre in position of infilled doorway. Two C19 gabled
dormers in roof slope. Integral end stacks with moulded dripstones and capping
to left and right, latter now ridge stack at junction with mid-C18 addition to
right. This has glazing bar sash in similar architrave to first floor and
architrave to ground floor cut down for insertion of C20 French window. Section
under different roof pitch has 2 glazing bar sashes in similar architraves on
each floor and C20 gabled dormers directly above in roof slope. Integral
rendered end stack to left and ashlar ridge stack to centre with outline of
earlier roof visible and moulded capping. Range at slightly oblique angle to
rear of early C18 part has 3 glazing bar sashes to first floor and 2 to ground
floor in plain stone surrounds with 4-panel door below early C19 plain stone
Doric porch to right. Concrete tile roof has coped verges and integral end stack
with dripstone and moulded capping. Low C19 stable range projecting at
right-angles to rear on left of late C18 addition and gabled range of one-storey
and attic with datestone "AD/1844" to gable end (although probably earlier) at
right-angles to rear of early C18 part with prominent stepped external lateral
stack abutting stables. Interior. Corner Cottage only inspected. Ground-floor
room of main range (formerly 2 rooms with central hall) has chamfered spine beam
to left and plain spine beam to right. Inglenook fireplace to left with
chamfered wood lintel and bread oven. Early C19 staircase in range at oblique
angle has stick balusters to open string, wreathed and ramped handrail with
circular newel and turns in 2 directions after straight flight. Gabled range
dated "1844" has position of spiral staircase visible to right of lateral
fireplace. Chamfered cross beams and cast-iron Victorian grates to fireplaces in
first-floor rooms. Roof of main range entirely renewed with trenched purlins.
Double butt-purlin roof to range at oblique angle. C19 loose boxes with iron
grilles to stables.

Listing NGR: SP2588423771

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Source: English Heritage

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