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Penguin Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6436 / 51°38'36"N

Longitude: -1.1656 / 1°9'56"W

OS Eastings: 457831

OS Northings: 194190

OS Grid: SU578941

Mapcode National: GBR 90F.S5X

Mapcode Global: VHCY8.RY4F

Entry Name: Penguin Cottage

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248107

Location: Dorchester, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester (South Oxfordshire)

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Dorchester

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

DORCHESTER HIGH STREET
SU5794 (West side)
5/77 Nos,13,15,17 and No.19
18/07/63 (Penguin Cottage)
(Formerly listed as range of
4 cottages adjoining Virginia
on S)

GV II

Row of 4 cottages. Probably late medieval altered C17/18. Rendered timber
framing; thatch roof with brick stacks. Single-unit plans. One storey plus
attics. Front has 4 entrances, with plank and 4-panel doors, plus a passage
entrance with a stable door. Windows are all small-pane casements except for
No.17 which has sashes and a pair of panelled shutters. First-floor windows are
mostly half dormers. Unit to left of centre (No.15) has a higher ground-floor
level. Interiors not inspected but noted as being at least partly cruck framed.
(M. Airs "The Secular Buildings of Dorchester". Dorchester through the Ages,
1985).


Listing NGR: SU5782894186

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