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Honour Oak, Thrush Cottage and Westward Cottage, Kingham

Description: Honour Oak, Thrush Cottage and Westward Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254048

OS Grid Reference: SP2579224001
OS Grid Coordinates: 425792, 224001
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9139, -1.6264

Location: W End, Kingham, Oxfordshire OX7 6YH

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

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Listing Text

SP2423-2523, SP2424-2524
17/151, 15/151 Honour Oak, Thrush Cottage and
Westward Cottage


Row of 3 cottages. Late C17 with later additions and alterations. Roughly
coursed and banded limestone and marlstone rubble; slate roof with coped verges
to left gable end; plain tiles to right part,hipped to corner. Apparently built
in 4 sections with 3 straight joints to front. 2 storeys. Left cottage (Honour
Oak) has two 2-light chamfered mullion windows directly below eaves, left with
dripstone. Boarded door with glazed panel to left and 3-light mullion window
with dripstone to right. This has infilled doorway with C20 casement inserted in
its blocking and straight joint to right. Centre cottage (Thrush Cottage) has
3-light chamfered mullion window with dripstone on each floor to left, that to
first floor directly below eaves, and boarded door with glazed panel to right.
Right cottage (Westward Cottage) has chamfered 3-light mullion window with
dripstone directly below eaves and 2-light C20 mullion window on ground floor to
left. Boarded door with glazed panel to right. Eastward extension to right of
straight joint has 2 late C20 casements with wood lintels on each floor, one to
each side of further straight-joint, lower right in position of infilled
doorway. 3 ridge stacks, left C20 brown brick, centre red brick, right rendered
and another rebuilt in C20 brick above dripstone of earlier stack at junction
between left part of Westward Cottage and first extension to right. Some mullion
windows to back wall, which has various C19 lean-tos abutting. C20 sloping
roof-lights to front. Form part of a good corner group with Nos. 1 and 2 Babby
Alley (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP2579224001

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Source: English Heritage

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