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Arabella's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5638 / 51°33'49"N

Longitude: -1.4639 / 1°27'50"W

OS Eastings: 437256

OS Northings: 185126

OS Grid: SU372851

Mapcode National: GBR 6YB.W5W

Mapcode Global: VHC11.KYYL

Entry Name: Arabella's Cottage

Listing Date: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250763

Location: Letcombe Bassett, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Letcombe Bassett

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

LETCOMBE BASSETT HOLBORN HILL
SU38NE (North side)
7/120 Arabella's Cottage

GV II


House. Early C18. Uncoursed and sarsen chalk rubble; brick quoins; thatched
roof; brick stack. 2-unit lobby-entry plan. 1 1/2-storey, 2-window range.
Timber lintel over original blocked door to left, and over C20 casements; half-
hipped roof; end stack to left. Interior: original beams, chamfered bressumer
over fireplace with cast iron door to bread oven; closed timber-framed truss
with butt purlins, elm floorboards. Late C20 extension to left and to right;
present entry in rear right wall. Cottage named after its association with
Arabella in "Jude the obscure", by Thomas Hardy, 1895.


Listing NGR: SU3725685126

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