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Cross Tree Cottage and Adjoining House

A Grade II Listed Building in Islip, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8229 / 51°49'22"N

Longitude: -1.2363 / 1°14'10"W

OS Eastings: 452733

OS Northings: 214083

OS Grid: SP527140

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y6.L85

Mapcode Global: VHCXG.JF9X

Entry Name: Cross Tree Cottage and Adjoining House

Listing Date: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243311

Location: Islip, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX5

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Islip

Built-Up Area: Islip

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Islip

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ISLIP HIGH STREET
SP5214 (East side)
12/73 Cross Tree Cottage and
adjoining house
GV II
House, now subdivided. Late C17 with earlier cellar, altered C19/C20. Coursed
limestone rubble with some wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with brick
stacks. 3-unit plan with rear wing. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-window front has 2
entrances (one old with a heavy frame and flat arch) and has 2 former doorways,
one replaced with windows, plus 3 windows; central section is probably rebuilt
C18/early C19. Roof has stacks to both gables and to right of centre. Rear of
left bay (Cross Tree Cottage) has a gabled stair projection, partly encased in a
rear wing. Interior: Cross Tree Cottage has chamfered beams and a butt-purlin
roof; the spiral stair extends from the cellar to the attic; cellar leads to a
late-medieval stone-vaulted section below the rear wing from which extends a
tunnel. Interior of adjoining house not inspected. Shop to right is not of
special architectural interest. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SP5273314086

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