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Somerset Cottage and Attached Railings, and the Old Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6775 / 51°40'38"N

Longitude: -1.504 / 1°30'14"W

OS Eastings: 434390

OS Northings: 197750

OS Grid: SU343977

Mapcode National: GBR 6WX.Y92

Mapcode Global: VHC0M.W37D

Entry Name: Somerset Cottage and Attached Railings, and the Old Chapel

Listing Date: 15 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250908

Location: Buckland, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Buckland

Built-Up Area: Buckland

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Gainfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU3497 (North side)
8/79 Somerset Cottage and attached
railings, and the Old Chapel


House. Mid C16; left section converted into Baptist Chapel c.1784. Coursed
limestone rubble, right gable wall rendered; stone slate roof; C20 brick stacks
and stone stack to left. 3-unit through passage plan. Chapel in late C18 Gothick
style. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Chapel has central gabled porch with pointed
arch and impost blocks to C20 door and moulded kneelers to coping, flanked by 2
two-light leaded windows with Y-tracery and set in semi-circular arches of brick
to left and stone to right. To centre of elevation is a timber lintel over a
plank door with mid C16 moulded wood architrave and four-centred arch.
Summerside has a central mid C20 gabled porch flanked by timber lintels over C18
three-light leaded casements; two late C19 gabled roof dormers. Gabled roof;
remodelled ridge and right gable end stacks; C16 external gable end stack to
left. C18 three-light leaded casement to right gable wall. Early C19 gabled
single-storey extension to rear of Somerset Cottage; C18 gabled 2-storey
extension to rear left of Old Chapel Cottage. Interior: Somerset Cottage
remodelled in early C19 with panelled shutters, 6-panelled doors and fireplaces;
4-bay collar truss roof and straight flight stairs with winders. C17 panelled
door in attic and ground floor retains open fireplace with chamfered bressumer
to left and chamfered and stopped beams to the right. Interior of The Old Chapel
not inspected but likely to be of interest. Late C18 wrought-iron railings on
low rubble wall to front of Somerset Cottage.

Listing NGR: SU3439097749

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