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Priory Cottage the Priory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Steventon, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6204 / 51°37'13"N

Longitude: -1.3289 / 1°19'43"W

OS Eastings: 446558

OS Northings: 191503

OS Grid: SU465915

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z8.6W7

Mapcode Global: VHCYC.XJBM

Entry Name: Priory Cottage the Priory

Listing Date: 6 August 1952

Last Amended: 19 February 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251392

Location: Steventon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Steventon

Built-Up Area: Steventon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Steventon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU4691 (South side)
12/78 Nos.123 (The Priory) and 127
06/08/52 (Priory Cottage)
(Formerly listed as No.123
(The Priory))


Includes those parts formerly separately listed as Nos.125, 127 The Causeway and
No.1 (Priory Cottage) Mill Street.
Priory, now 3 dwellings. South-west block of c,l330; north-west block of c.1463;
hall of c.1500; service wing to hall of c.1550; late C16 range to east; with
later alterations. Irregular and large timber-framing, with some close-studding;
painted brick and rendered infill; complex old plain-tile roof; various brick
stacks: massive stone end stack to right with brick flues. Courtyard plan, with
wing to east. 2-storey, 7-window range with 2-storeys-and-attic cross-wing to
left. Plank door to right of centre with flat hood. 4-panel door to left of
centre with flat hood, 4-panel part-glazed door to end of cross-wing to left.
Irregular fenestration of casements and sashes except wood oriel window to
ground floor right, having wood mullion and transom windows and flanking 3-light
wood mullion windows. Wood oriel to first floor right, having wood mullion and
transom windows. Cross-gable to centre. Jettied cross-gable to right with
pendant bosses. Rear: part-encased in brick. Interior: false-hammer-beam roof
truss to hall with 2 tiers of curved wind braces, Massive stone fireplace to
hall. Crown-post roofs to west range and to west part of north range, Queen-post
roof to rest.. Some medieval wood arched doorways visible. History: priory from
1330, and on the site of earlier priory buildings and partly used as the manor.
("Smaller Domestic Architecture and Society in North Berkshire, c.l300-c.1650,
with special reference to Steventon" by C.R.J. Currie (Oxford Univ. Ph.D,thesis,

Listing NGR: SU4655891503

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