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Cripps Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckley and Stowood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7974 / 51°47'50"N

Longitude: -1.1801 / 1°10'48"W

OS Eastings: 456640

OS Northings: 211292

OS Grid: SP566112

Mapcode National: GBR 8YN.8GP

Mapcode Global: VHCXP.H2HX

Entry Name: Cripps Cottage

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246563

Location: Beckley and Stowood, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX3

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Beckley and Stowood

Built-Up Area: Beckley (South Oxfordshire) BU

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Beckley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP51SE (East side)
2/43 Cripps Cottage


House. Late C16/early C17. Limestone rubble with squared quoins and timber
lintels; thatched roof with brick stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys. 4-window front
has central door, between 2 added raking buttresses, with 2-light casements
above. 2 bays to right have regular casements including 2 with old frames and
leaded lights. Bay to left is probably later and has irregular casements with a
tiny casement, at first floor, in line with the stack. Roof is hipped to left
with stacks to left of centre and to right gable. Rear has a pair of doorways,
with thatched canopy, and further casements including one with heavy frame.
Interior: Heavy first-floor structure; massive stack with flanking winder stair;
open fireplace with heavy bressumer; replicated Tudor-arched moulded-stone
fireplace. Featured in R.D. Blackmore's novel "Cripps The Carrier".

Listing NGR: SP5664011292

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