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Timberyard Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Tew, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9523 / 51°57'8"N

Longitude: -1.4438 / 1°26'37"W

OS Eastings: 438324

OS Northings: 228347

OS Grid: SP383283

Mapcode National: GBR 6SQ.FT3

Mapcode Global: VHBZ9.X6L6

Entry Name: Timberyard Cottages

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251917

Location: Little Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Little Tew

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Tew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3828 (West side)
11/107 Nos.1 to 4 (consecutive)
Timberyard Cottages


Farmhouse, possibly manorhouse, now cottages. Probably early C17 with C14
fragments, re-modelled early C19. Limestone and marlstone rubble with some
limestone-ashlar quoins and timber lintels; Stanesfield-slate and Welsh-slate
roofs with brick stacks. 2-unit through-passage plan with crosswing and rear
wings. 2 storeys plus attic. Main range has, to extreme left, the passage
entrance and has a second plank door between large 3-light casements; first
floor has similar fenestration plus a 2-light casement over the passage door.
Cross wing to left, which projects to rear, has a straight joint with the main
range and has C20 fenestration. Rear of main range is largely obscured by 2 low
wings but retains a continuously-moulded pointed C14 archway at the rear of the
passage. The rear roof slope has a stone-slate covering. Interior: large open
fireplace backing onto through passage; massive stop-chamfered spine beams. Roof
to main range has 2 rows of butt purlins and no ridge beam. Through passage may
be on site of a former screens passage; mutilated doorway from passage to
crosswing say be a second C14 archway. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.251;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.691).

Listing NGR: SP3833228348

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