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Cottisford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottisford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9754 / 51°58'31"N

Longitude: -1.1456 / 1°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 458785

OS Northings: 231110

OS Grid: SP587311

Mapcode National: GBR 8WK.564

Mapcode Global: VHCWR.3M71

Entry Name: Cottisford House

Listing Date: 26 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243594

Location: Cottisford, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, NN13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Cottisford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cottisford and Hardwick-cum-Tusmore

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

COTTISFORD MAIN STREET
SP5831 (North side)
15/2 Cottisford House
26/11/51

GV II

House. c.1700 with alterations and additions c.1830 by William Turner.
Restoration following fire c.1930. Squared, coursed limestone. Hipped old-tile
roof. Stone ridge and end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
3-window range. Central entrance reached via stone steps has panelled/glazed
door in broken segmental door-case. Entrance is flanked by tall, narrow sashes
with glazing bars and stone surround. 3 similar first floor windows. Dentilled
wood eaves cornice. Hipped roof dormers. Lower early C19 wing abuts to left.
Similar wing on right now demolished. West elevation. Double-depth plan with
hipped M-shaped roof. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Central entrance has panelled
door, semi-circular fanlight and open-pedimented wood door-case. Entrance is
flanked by sashes in flush wood frames with glazing bars and keyblock lintels. 3
similar first floor windows, the central window under a Flemish style stone
gable. 3-window range on south return. Built c.1700 for Laurence Lord, a tenant
of Eton College who were Lords of Cottisford from 1442 to the end of the C19.
Interior has C18 and C19 style fittings.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p559; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, p105;
Blomfield, J.C.: History of Cottisford in History of the Present Deanery of
Bicester, 1887, part 3, pp22-3)


Listing NGR: SP5878531110

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