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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Radley, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6919 / 51°41'30"N

Longitude: -1.2481 / 1°14'53"W

OS Eastings: 452069

OS Northings: 199502

OS Grid: SU520995

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZQ.WT3

Mapcode Global: VHCY1.BQ1W

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249781

Location: Radley, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Radley

Built-Up Area: Radley

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Radley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

18/105 The Cottage
- II
House. Late C16: C18 and C19 alterations to front. Originally timber-framed.
Roughcast; gabled old tile roof; large rendered ridge stack finished in C19
diagonally-set brick flues; 2 similar flues to left end stack. 3-unit plan. 2
storeys and attic; 3-window range. Mid C18 six-panelled door and mid C19 sash
set in blocked C18 coach house entry to left: mid C19 half-glazed door flanked
by late C18 paired sashes and early Cl9 canted bay window with casements: first
floor has 2 late C18 sashes and one mid C19 sash. Late C16 four-light
wood-mullioned and transomed ovolo-moulded window in right gable wall. Rear:
stair-turret with 2-light wood-mullioned ovolo-moulded window; 3-light
wood-mullioned chamfered window above 3-light wood-mullioned and transomed
ovolo-moulded window with butterfly hinges to C19 opening light. Interior: C18
six-panelled doors. Stop-chamfered wood bressumer and stone jambs to large open
fireplace. Timber-studded partitions to rear and stair-turret: wide newel
stairs. First floor has moulded stone fireplace and exposed timber framing:
5-bay collar-truss roof with butt purlins and windbraces. The bressumer of the
ground-floor fireplace is inscribed with graffiti initials J.S. which probably
stands for John Stonhouse whose family owned Radley Park in the late C16.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.410).

Listing NGR: SU5206999502

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