Date Listed: 2 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 311344
OS Grid Reference: SU1969774526
OS Grid Coordinates: 419697, 174526
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4694, -1.7178
SU 17 SE OGBOURNE ST GEORGE HIGH STREET
House. Medieval, C17, C18 and early C19. Right 3 bays banded
flint and stone, extended by 1 bay to left in C18, sarsen and
chalkstone with brick dressings, and by a further 2 bays in early
C19, all brickwork. Continuous thatched roof. The right 3-bay
block has a central entrance, now a glazed garden door, and timber
casement windows. Three flush half-dormers. The C18 bay has
similar windows and gable brick stack with datestone reading ICC /
I**. Left bays also have similar windows and half-glazed door to
last bay and large gable stack. Outbuildings attached at right
angles at end.
Interior: Right 3 bays contain two short principal cruck trusses
with chamfered arch braces to collars, the feet of the braces being
continued by tenoned pieces down below the top of the walls.
Saddle apex type C to east truss, scratch numbered I, and yoked
apex clasping diagonal ridge piece to second truss, scratch marked
II. Single cusped heavy windbraces to all 3 bays, and wall plate
mortice on blades testify to original timber framed structure.
Fire blackening to apex toward west end. C18 bay probably replaces
original parlour end. This bay has, on ground floor, fine stone
fireplace with moulded arch and jambs and wine-glass stops, reset
here from cottage opposite the New Inn, High Street. On first
floor of this bay, a duck's nest cast iron fireplace with date G
Listing NGR: SU1969774526
Source: English Heritage
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