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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in West Challow, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5933 / 51°35'35"N

Longitude: -1.4724 / 1°28'20"W

OS Eastings: 436646

OS Northings: 188407

OS Grid: SU366884

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y4.0KV

Mapcode Global: VHC11.F6GW

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251284

Location: West Challow, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: West Challow

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

WEST CHALLOW ORCHARD GARDENS
SU38NE (South side)
2/185 The Cottage

GV II


House. Two ranges: Late C16/early C17 to right partly demolished, 2-storey block
to left built in late C17; converted into cottages in mid C19. Roughcast walls,
over timber frame to right; old tile roof to left, thatched to right; roughcast
and C20 brick stacks. 2-units with rear outshut to right, late C17 two-unit
lobby-entry plan to left. 2-storey, 3-window range to left with C20 porch and
door and early C20 windows; gabled roof and ridge stack. One storey and attic
2-window range to right has blocked door; mid C19 two- and 3-light casements and
one C20 casement, and gabled roof with ridge stack. Mid C19 casements to rear
left, one C18 lead-latticed light to rear right. Interior: Late C17 block to
left has chamfered beams throughout and full set of chamfered and stopped beams
and joists to ground-floor room on right; early C18 fireplace with
bolection-moulded surround on left; late C17 winder stairs and ribbed doors;
collar-truss roof wtih butt purlins. Late C16/early C17 block to right has
chamfered beams, inserted stack and 2 mid C19 straight flight staircases and
2-bay queen-post roof. The late C16/early C17 block originally extended further
left because upper face of truss adjoining late C17 block faces right.


Listing NGR: SU3664688407

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