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Flint Cottage flint House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wallingford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.601 / 51°36'3"N

Longitude: -1.1276 / 1°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 460519

OS Northings: 189493

OS Grid: SU605894

Mapcode National: GBR 911.HQZ

Mapcode Global: VHCYP.D0RZ

Entry Name: Flint Cottage flint House

Listing Date: 9 December 1949

Last Amended: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249255

Location: Wallingford, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wallingford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

WALLINGFORD HIGH STREET
SU6089SE (North side)
Wallingford
11/87 Nos.52 (Flint House) and 53
09/12/49 (Flint Cottage)
(Formerly listed as Flint
House and No.53 (Flint
Cottage)

GV II

House, now museum and dwelling. Probably mid C16 with later alterations. Flint
and stone mixture with stone dressings; plain-tile roof; C20 rebuilt brick ridge
stack to left with diagonally set outer flues, various brick stacks. Probably
originally double-ended Hall house with cross-wings, indicated by continuation
of quoins of cross-gables visible to centre first floor wall. 2 storeys and
attic; 3-window range. 6-panel door with overlight and rusticated round-topped
stone surround to left of centre. 6-panel door with decorative overlight and
flat hood to right of centre. Tripartite unhorned sashes with glazing bars and
plain stone surrounds to left and centre. 3-light casements with painted stone
surround to right. Three 4-light stone mullion and transom windows with hood
moulds to first floor. 3 cross-gables have stone dressings. Centre cross-gable
has brick dressings continuing into first floor wall. 2-light stone mullion
windows to left and right cross-gable, that to left having hood mould. 3-light
stone mullion window to centre. Rear: large timber framing with some angle
bracing to first floor with painted infill. Interior: C20 alterations to form
museum. Areas of timber framing visible. Flint Cottage noted as having portions
of canted bay window with diamond mullions. Single-storey wing to right,
2-window range. Probably late C18. Red brick wth flared headers in Flemish bond;
old plain-tile roof. History: site granted in 1546 to John Norreys.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.518; "Some Notes on the Domestic
Architecture of Wallingford, Berkshire", by P.S. Spokes in Berkshire
Archaeological Journal, Vol.50, 1947; "Historic Wallingford, a walk-round guide"'
by J and S Dewey, 1982).


Listing NGR: SU6051989493

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