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Cross Hill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Adderbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0162 / 52°0'58"N

Longitude: -1.3219 / 1°19'18"W

OS Eastings: 446632

OS Northings: 235522

OS Grid: SP466355

Mapcode National: GBR 7TF.GMM

Mapcode Global: VHCWG.1LJ8

Entry Name: Cross Hill House

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 5 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243738

Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Adderbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Adderbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP4635 ADDERBURY CROSS HILL R0AD
(North side)
Adderbury West
6/16 Cross Hill House
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Cross Hill
House, Bloxham Road)

GV II*
Large house. Mid C18, probably incorporating earlier features; altered early
C19. Marlstone ashlar with limestone dressings. Welsh-slate roofs with ashlar
gable stacks. Double-depth plan. Mid-Georgian style. 3 storeys. Symmetrical
7-window front, with full-height clasping pilasters linked by storeybands and a
parapet with moulded cornice, has 12-pane sashes with projecting keyblocks, and
a central doorway with flanking pilasters supporting a scrolled pediment
enclosing a cartouche. The front is considerably wider than the house and breaks
back to double-gabled end walls, the right side with an early-C19 stone Tuscan
porch. All gables have triple-shafted stacks with moulded plinths and caps. Rear
has stone-mullioned cellar windows with labels. Interior not inspected but noted
as having early moulded doorframes in the cellar, mid-C18 panelling in a
first-floor room, and other fittings of c.1800,
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p419; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p12; Country
Life: Vol 105, 1949, p86)


Listing NGR: SP4663235522

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