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Latitude: 51.798 / 51°47'52"N
Longitude: -1.5503 / 1°33'1"W
OS Eastings: 431105
OS Northings: 211131
OS Grid: SP311111
Mapcode National: GBR 5T5.BVJ
Mapcode Global: VHC01.22RH
Entry Name: The Laurels
Listing Date: 7 July 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200461
English Heritage Legacy ID: 253655
Location: Minster Lovell, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Minster Lovell
Built-Up Area: Minster Lovell
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Minster Lovell
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
MINSTER LOVELL LOWER CRESCENT
SP3111 (West side)
18/96 The Laurels
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Render on stone rubble with render quoins to
corners; slate hipped roof; rendered end stacks and central stack to rear.
Single-storey, 3-bay range. Central bay projects forward. Wood verandah across
front. Sash door to centre. Single-light casements to left and right of centre.
2-light casements to left and right. Cross-gable to centre bay. Interior not
inspected. History: Charterville was the third of five estates established by
the National Land Company. Company formed by Feargus O'Connor in 1845 to enable
people from factory towns to live on small holdings and qualify for a vote. The
Land Company ran into difficulties and was dissolved in July 1851.
(Working-Class Housing in Oxfordshire, by Crispin Paine, et.al. in "Oxoniensia"
vol 43, 1978, pp206-212; Charterville and the Chartist Land Company, by Kate
Tiller in "Oxoniensia" vol 50, 1985, pp251-266)
Listing NGR: SP3110511131
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