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Seal Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloxham, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0163 / 52°0'58"N

Longitude: -1.3767 / 1°22'36"W

OS Eastings: 442868

OS Northings: 235499

OS Grid: SP428354

Mapcode National: GBR 7TC.DRZ

Mapcode Global: VHCWF.3L05

Entry Name: Seal Cottage

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 14 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244254

Location: Bloxham, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Bloxham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bloxham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BLOXHAM KING'S ROAD
SP4235 (East side)
9/150 Seal Cottage
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Blue
Gates)

GV II


Shown on O.S. map as King's Street.
House. Mid C16, alterations in C17 and C18. Regular coursed ironstone rubble on
stone plinth. Thatched roof. 2 rebuilt stone stacks to right and on ridge to
left. 3-unit plan, single storey plus attic. Thatched, circular bread oven
projection to left is flanked by a C20 stone mullioned window with hood mould
and label stops and 2 rebuilt stone mullioned windows with fragmentary remains
of hood moulds and label stops. Two C20 swept attic dormers. Ironstone quoins.
Rear: Moulded 4-centred arched doorway under square hood has quatrefoils in
spandrels. This doorway was moved to rear when bread oven was built in C18.
Interior: Original plan of kitchen, hall and parlour survives. C17 fireplace in
parlour. Chamfered beams and bressumer. Blades of raised cruck visible in attic.
A good example of C16 Yeoman house.
(Wood-Jones, R.B., Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region,
1963, pp.59-61; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.IX, p.56).


Listing NGR: SP4286835499

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