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Leighton Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7268 / 51°43'36"N

Longitude: -1.5482 / 1°32'53"W

OS Eastings: 431304

OS Northings: 203213

OS Grid: SP313032

Mapcode National: GBR 5TY.RDP

Mapcode Global: VHC07.3VXM

Entry Name: Leighton Cottage

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253382

Location: Bampton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bampton with Clanfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(West side)
13/72 Leighton Cottage

House, said to have been built as schoolmaster's residence, part at one time
probably used as workshop. Late C17/C18 with flanking extensions, altered.
Coursed rubble limestone with stone slate altered. Coursed rubble limestone with
stone slate roofs and brick chimney. 2 storeys and attic, 2 original bays. South
side has C19 2-light barred wooden casements in partly blocked openings with
long wooden lintels. Ground floor left altered to C20 3-light barred metal
casement. C20 skylights. Gabled external chimney to rear of left bay, with
rebuilt shaft. Left end has narrow lower extension, with board door, old 2-light
wooden casement above, and C20 solar panels to very steep roof. To right is
another full-height bay of C19 date, with blind wall to south. Right gable end,
to road, has C19 sash and various casements, one in a blocked doorway. Interior:
fireplace in left bay with dressed stone jambs and stone lintel; heavy double
butt purlin roof to original part, the central truss with shaped braces to high
collar; traces of third window to first floor centre; ceiling beam with
ornamental stops in C19 bay. Long first floor windows and through attic storey
possibly indicate workshop use. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP3130403213

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