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Beech Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234455

Location: Middleton Cheney, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text

MIDDLETON CHENEY MAIN ROAD
SP5041 (North side)
Lower Middleton
11/184 No.50 (Beech Tree House)

- II


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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