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Ruskin Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in North Hinksey, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7448 / 51°44'41"N

Longitude: -1.2825 / 1°16'56"W

OS Eastings: 449636

OS Northings: 205360

OS Grid: SP496053

Mapcode National: GBR 7XS.DLK

Mapcode Global: VHCXT.QDCT

Entry Name: Ruskin Cottage

Listing Date: 25 January 1972

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249755

Location: North Hinksey, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX2

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: North Hinksey

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: North Hinksey with Botley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP4905 (West side)
11/80 No.12 (Ruskin Cottage)
25/01/72 (Formerly listed as Nos.12
(Ruskin Cottage), 22, 26 and
House. C17. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled thatch roof; right end stack of
stone finished in brick and similar rear lateral stack finished in C18 brick.
2-unit plan. One storey and attic; 2-window range. Timber lintels over C20 plank
door and flanking C19 (left) and C20 three-light casements: similar C20 dormer
casements. C20 extension to rear. Interior not inspected but likely to be of
interest. In 1874 Ruskin mentioned this cottage when he encouraged
undergraduates to improve the road through the village and so "feel the pleasure
of useful muscular work" (plaque on wall).

Listing NGR: SP4963605360

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