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Knaves Knoll

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8709 / 51°52'15"N

Longitude: -1.4781 / 1°28'41"W

OS Eastings: 436028

OS Northings: 219277

OS Grid: SP360192

Mapcode National: GBR 6TM.R3R

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.B7FL

Entry Name: Knaves Knoll

Listing Date: 10 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489602

Location: Charlbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Charlbury

Built-Up Area: Charlbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Charlbury with Shorthampton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHARLBURY

1681/0/10003 DANCERS HILL
10-JUL-02 Knaves Knoll

GV II

House. Mid-late C17. Coursed ashlar rubble; graded Stonesfield slate and machine tiled roofs.
PLAN: single-celled.
EXTERIOR: north front is 2 storey and dormer attic; 2-window range. Single-storey kitchen extension extends to the north. 2 top-hung casements to east side, the larger under a raking roof. One C18 iron 2-light casement to the west wall. Main house wall with one 1/1 horned sash to first floor, and a 2-light leaded timber casement. Gabled dormer fitted with a 2-light casement. Internal gable-end stack to the east.
East gable with off-centre coursed rubble porch under a raking roof, and with 2 timber balusters in support. One 1/1 horned sash in gable head, lighting staircase.
South front with a glazed French door to right of a 2-light casement. One 2/2 unhorned first-floor sash located centrally.
INTERIOR: ground-floor room with a chamfered and tongue-stopped bridging beam. Plain joists. Open stone fireplace with a chamfered bressumer. Winder staircase to north of stack rises in 2 sections to the attic. North wall with an 8-panelled small-framed door leading to kitchen extension.
First floor with one central spine beam marking division of 2 rooms. Early C20 cast-iron fire insert in southern room.
Roof structure hidden behind lath and plaster, but with C19 reinforcing half-rafters, collars and purlins inside them.
Unusually intact single-celled, mid-late C18 house with surviving plan form and winder staircase.

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