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Latitude: 51.8068 / 51°48'24"N
Longitude: -1.1344 / 1°8'3"W
OS Eastings: 459777
OS Northings: 212367
OS Grid: SP597123
Mapcode National: GBR 8YJ.N0K
Mapcode Global: VHCXJ.9V49
Entry Name: Studley Almshouses
Listing Date: 26 November 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193018
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243301
Location: Horton-cum-Studley, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX33
Civil Parish: Horton-cum-Studley
Built-Up Area: Horton-cum-Studley
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Horton-cum-Studley
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
HORTON CUM STUDLEY STUDLEY
14/64 Studley Almshouses
Shown on Ordnance Survey Sheet as Studley Cottages.
Row of 4 almshouses, probably formerly 8. Built 1639 for Sir George Croke. Brick
in English bond with limestone-ashlar dressings; old plain-tile roof with brick
ridge stacks. Single range of 2-unit lobby-entry plans, probably each originally
2 dwellings. Single storey. Symmetrical front, with moulded brick plinth and
dentil eaves course, has 4 stone doorways with chamfered 4-centred arches,
recessed spandrels and labels, each between a pair of 3-light concave-chamfered
stone-mullioned windows with labels. The old plank doors and hinges are probably
original. The 4 moulded brick stacks each have 2 diagonal shafts with corbelled
caps, one stack with the remains of a stone sundial. A stone tablet on the front
wall has a Latin inscription which includes the date. Rear wall formerly had
only one small slit window to each unit; present casements and doors are C20
insertions. Interior: blocked fireplaces with cambered stop-chamfered
bressumers; some old plank doors.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.58; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.656).
Listing NGR: SP5977712367
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