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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1046336



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Adderbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-May-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243849

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SP4635 ADDERBURY THE LEYS (North side) Adderbury West 6/126 The Leys Cottage II Small house. Mid C17, extended C20. Coursed squared marlstone with some ashlar dressings; thatch roof with rebuilt gable stacks. Single-unit plan (originally larger) extended. 2 storeys plus attic and one storey. Street front of main section has a 3-light stone-mullioned window with label and a small cellar window with a chamfered stone surround. Right gable wall has a parapet with moulded projecting kneelers, and has a further 3-light mullioned window at first floor plus a renewed casement in the gable. Rear has an old 3-light casement and a 2-light stone-mullioned cellar window; part of the eaves rises over the stair which has 3 small windows, 2 with old wooden frames and lattice glazing. Thatched C20 bay to left is on the site of part of the original house; a flat-roofed extension is linked to the right rear corner. Right gable wall has a small scratched date (1677) which is unlikely to record the date of building. Interior: small inglenook fireplace; winder stair; stop-chamfered beam; heavy purlins. C20 bay contains a large open fireplace (partly reduced) with a chamfered bressumer, for many years an external feature. Two 6-panel doors, now internal, have good fielded panels.

Listing NGR: SP4677235222

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National Grid Reference: SP 46772 35222


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