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Langtree Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Checkendon, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5416 / 51°32'29"N

Longitude: -1.0445 / 1°2'40"W

OS Eastings: 466360

OS Northings: 182959

OS Grid: SU663829

Mapcode National: GBR B38.6RL

Mapcode Global: VHCYX.VJ51

Entry Name: Langtree Cottages

Listing Date: 31 July 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247210

Location: Checkendon, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG8

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Checkendon

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Checkendon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 68 SE CHECKENDON Nos 1-3 (consecutive)
Langtree Cottages
3 cottages. 1906 by Maxwell Ayrton; minor late C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with lath and plaster infill, on brick plinth; plain tile roof;
brick stacks. L-shaped plan. 4 irregular bays of one storey with attic, with
2-storey wing projecting on right. In Arts and Crafts style. Timber frame
has sole plate; narrow rectangular panels; jettied wing with arch braces,
tie-beam, collar and king-post to gable. Wooden casement windows with
rectangular or diamond-leaded glazing. Board stable doors with strap hinges.
Chimneys have pilaster strips, bands and cornices. Main range, from left:
2-light window at left end, returning round corner for 3 lights; door (to no
1); 3-light window; door (to no 2); right bay recessed with arch-braced
bressummer and 2-light window. Coved plastered eaves. 2 hipped-roofed
2-light dormers. Roof at left end hipped with gablet, broken by corbelled,
gabled, dormer, and with lateral stack with offsets. Ridge stack and one to
rear right. Wing: window of 3 lights to ground floor, 5 lights above; left
return has door and windows of 2 and 5 lights to ground floor, 5 and 2 lights
above; right return has door inside 1988 brick addition which is in keeping.
Rear: 5 bays, in line, the right bay with jettied 1st floor and gabled. 2
doors; various windows. Lateral stack between left bays. Interior not fully
inspected, but no 1 has fireplace with corbelled timber bressummer, and no 3
has board doors with ironware, original dresser in front room, beams.

A.Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture, A Biographical Dictionary (1985), P96.
'The lesser country houses of today: oak and plaster cottages in Oxfordshire',
Country Life, 20th Jan.1912.

Listing NGR: SU6635882957

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