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Little Orchard Little Oven Little Thatch, Kingham

Description: Little Orchard Little Oven Little Thatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254019

OS Grid Reference: SP2601723892
OS Grid Coordinates: 426017, 223892
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9130, -1.6232

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, SP22SE (East side)
17/124, 7/124 Little Orchard, Little Thatch
and Little Oven


Row of 3 cottages. Late C17 with later additions and alterations, right cottage
almost entirely rebuilt late C20. Roughly coursed marlstone rubble; concrete
tile roof in 2 sections. In 3 builds with straight joint between left and centre
cottages and right cottage slightly set back. Left and centre cottages have 3
windows on first floor, 2-light chamfered mullion window with dripstone to left,
former 2-light mullion window with C19 casement inserted to centre and small
rectangular fixed-light window with leaded latticed lights to right. Eaves
raised. Ground floor has narrow rectangular window, probably lighting winder
staircase, to far left, two C19 casements with wood lintels to centre and
3-light chamfered mullion window to right. Plank door to far right with C20
bracketed flat stone hood. Integral end stacks with shafts rebuilt in C20 brown
brick. Semi-circular bread oven projection to left gable end and 2-light mullion
window with dripstone to rear on left. Interior. Inspection of Little Thatch and
Little Orchard only possible at time of resurvey (August 1987). Little Thatch
(centre cottage) has chamfered spine beam and inglenook fireplace with chamfered
wood lintel and oak winder staircase to right in ground-floor room. First floor
has chamfered spine beam and stud partition between rooms. Little Orchard at
present undated with Little Thatch is not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP2601723892

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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