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Latitude: 51.7959 / 51°47'45"N
Longitude: -1.5484 / 1°32'54"W
OS Eastings: 431238
OS Northings: 210898
OS Grid: SP312108
Mapcode National: GBR 5T5.CBV
Mapcode Global: VHC01.34R3
Entry Name: 17, Upper Crescent
Listing Date: 7 July 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200588
English Heritage Legacy ID: 253680
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 UPPER CRESCENT
SP3110 (South side)
Chartist bungalow. Circa 1847. Render on stone rubble with render quoins to
corners: slate hipped roof; no stacks visible. Single-storey, 3-bay range.
Centre bay projects forward. C20 two-light casement to centre. C20 single-light
casements to left and right of centre. C20 two-light casements to left and
right. Cross-gable to centre bay with quatrefoil ventilation stone. C20 door to
rear. 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: SP3123810898
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