This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
STEEPLE ASTON SOUTH SIDE SP4725 (North side) 9/129 Acacia Cottage 08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Southside) - II
Small house. Probably C17, re-modelled mid C18, and C19. Limestone rubble with wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with rubble-and-brick gable stack.
2-unit through-passage plan. 2 storeys. 3-window front of main range has a 6-panel door below a central round window, and has small-pane sashes in the outer bays, all 4 panes wide; "Farmers Fire and Life" insurance plaque to right of round window. Roof has been raised slightly at the eaves but retains gable parapets. Single-storey rubble C19 range to left was formerly the village reading room. Interior: chamfered spine beam; large inglenook fireplace; winder stair; C18 arched panelled cupboard; old plank rear door with fleur-de-lys hinge. Probably the site of the manor house of the Marten family.
(VCH; Oxfordshire: Vul XI, p29)
Listing NGR: SP4748825719
© Mr Chris Tresise. Source: Historic England Archive
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