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Latitude: 51.7115 / 51°42'41"N
Longitude: -1.2271 / 1°13'37"W
OS Eastings: 453496
OS Northings: 201699
OS Grid: SP534016
Mapcode National: GBR 8ZK.NKY
Mapcode Global: VHCY1.P74T
Entry Name: River View
Listing Date: 8 February 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1284512
English Heritage Legacy ID: 246515
Location: Sandford-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX4
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Sandford-on-Thames
Built-Up Area: Oxford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Sandford-on-Thames
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 5301 SANDFORD-ON-THAMES CHURCH ROAD
10/115 (14/7 ) Nos.3 to 8 (consecutive)
08/02/83 (River View)
Terrace of 6 cottages. Circa 1825. Brick in Flemish bond; corrugated sheet
roofs with brick ridge-stacks. Double-depth plan. 2-storeys. 2-window fronts
with central plank doors flanked by 3-light casements at ground and first
floors under segmental arches. Roofs of 10 degrees pitch have boxed eaves. 4-
flue stack between each pair of cottages. Built to house workers from James
Swann's nearby paper mill. Roofs originally covered in tarred paper in
accordance with the ideas of J.C. Loudon as expressed in his pamphlet: "Account
of the Paper Roofs used at Tew Lodge, Oxon", 2nd edition, 1811- Mr. Swann being
mentioned in Loudon's pamphlet as being "thoroughly conversant in the business
of paper roofs". Roof trusses built exactly to Loudon's specifications. The
only former paper-roofed building erected to Loudon's specifications which is
known to survive.
Listing NGR: SP5349601699
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