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Latitude: 52.0718 / 52°4'18"N
Longitude: -1.2661 / 1°15'58"W
OS Eastings: 450396
OS Northings: 241750
OS Grid: SP503417
Mapcode National: GBR 7SX.4P7
Mapcode Global: VHCW9.06H2
Entry Name: Beech Tree House
Listing Date: 22 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371516
English Heritage Legacy ID: 234455
Location: Middleton Cheney, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17
District: South Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Middleton Cheney
Built-Up Area: Middleton Cheney
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Middleton Cheney All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
MIDDLETON CHENEY MAIN ROAD
SP5041 (North side)
11/184 No.50 (Beech Tree House)
House. C17, extended and altered C18 and C20. Coursed limestone and ironstone
rubble, artificial stone slate roof, stone stacks. Through passage plan. 2
storeys, 3 bays. Doorway in second bay from right has wood lintel and plank
door. Porch made up from re-used C19 wood carvings with twisted columns and
thatched roof. Window to right has concrete lintel and 3-light wood casement.
Semi-circular bread oven projecting to left. Windows in left bay and second bay
from left, have wood lintels and 2-light wood casements. Window in third bay
from left, 3-lights with transom, iron casement and wood lintel. 2-light
casement windows with wood lintels on first floor. Stack to right of centre C18
and C20 extensions to rear. Interior: Stop chamfered spine beams and joists.
Open fireplace and bread oven. Original winder staircase. Included as a
documented example selected by R. Wood-Jones to illustrate the development of a
small C17 house.
(R.B. Wood-Jones, Traditional and Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region
1963, p.88-90, plan and elevation).
Listing NGR: SP5039641750
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