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Corner Cottage and China Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8717 / 51°52'18"N

Longitude: -1.4842 / 1°29'3"W

OS Eastings: 435608

OS Northings: 219360

OS Grid: SP356193

Mapcode National: GBR 6TM.PKQ

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.7770

Entry Name: Corner Cottage and China Cottage

Listing Date: 18 May 1990

Last Amended: 10 October 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254223

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

1681/5/81 PARK STREET
18-MAY-90 (West side)
Corner Cottage and China Cottage

(Formerly listed as:
PARK STREET
China Cottage)

GV II

House. C. 1690, converted to 2 houses mid C20. Coursed Jurassic limestone; roof clad with machine tiles and Stonesfield slatestones.
PLAN: lobby-entrance.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and dormer attic. South elevation is 2-window range. Half-glazed door to right of one 3/3 horned sash. 2 2/2 horned sashes to first floor. Rounded south-east corner. Gabled roof hipped to the south, the hip clad with slatestones and fitted with one gabled dormer with a 2-light casement.
East elevation with one blocked window (Corner Cottage) and 3 windows to the north (China Cottage): 2 2-light Crittall casements under a continuous timber lintel and one 1/1 horned sash. One 2-light Crittall casement to first floor. Stonesfield slate to northern half of roof. One gabled dormer. Central ridge stack.
West elevation with 2-storey C20 extension to south, developed as a single-storey lean-to towards north: fenestration of one- and 2-light casements. One 2-light attic casement to north gable end.
INTERIOR: central stack with wide chamfered stone fire surround to the south and blocked fire opening to north. Winder staircase in lobby east of stack serves Corner Cottage, with balancing winder introduced serving China Cottage. Chamfered bridging beams to both main ground-floor rooms and joists. First floor of China Cottage with chamfered bridging beam, with tongue stops to east end; corresponding beam in Corner Cottage with run-out stops.
Intact late C17 roof of principals, collars, one tier of upper butt purlins and one tier of lower taper-tenoned purlins.


Listing NGR: SP3560819360

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