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The Cruke

A Grade II Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7494 / 51°44'57"N

Longitude: -0.9822 / 0°58'56"W

OS Eastings: 470357

OS Northings: 206122

OS Grid: SP703061

Mapcode National: GBR B0T.BGQ

Mapcode Global: VHDVF.X9L8

Entry Name: The Cruke

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248530

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Built-Up Area: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

THAME HIGH STREET
SP7006SW (South-west side)
8/100 The Cruke
24/04/51

GV II

House. Probably early C17, incorporating C16 cruck frame to left return.
Rendered plinth; large timber framing with rendered infill; thatch roof; brick
ridge stack to left of centre. Originally 3-unit lobby-entry plan, 2-storey,
6-bay range. Plank door to right of centre. Blocked doorway to left of centre.
Irregular fenestration of casements, all with leaded lights. Window to first
floor right of centre has diagonally set wood mullions. Left return: C16 cruck
frame, probably formerly part of demolished adjoining cottage. C20 porch, to
left, with C20 plank door. Interior: open fireplaces to ground floor left and
centre, chamfered spine beams with ogee end stops to ground floor. Queen post
roof construction. Fragmentary remains of C17 wall paintings to dining room at
ground floor centre.
(Information from S.O.D.C.; N.W. Alcock: Cruck Construction: C.B.A. Report 42:
1981, p141)


Listing NGR: SP7035706122

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