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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: 1046411



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: 08-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 05-May-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243738

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SP4635 ADDERBURY CROSS HILL R0AD (North side) Adderbury West 6/16 Cross Hill House 08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Cross Hill House, Bloxham Road)

GV II* Large house. Mid C18, probably incorporating earlier features; altered early C19. Marlstone ashlar with limestone dressings. Welsh-slate roofs with ashlar gable stacks. Double-depth plan. Mid-Georgian style. 3 storeys. Symmetrical 7-window front, with full-height clasping pilasters linked by storeybands and a parapet with moulded cornice, has 12-pane sashes with projecting keyblocks, and a central doorway with flanking pilasters supporting a scrolled pediment enclosing a cartouche. The front is considerably wider than the house and breaks back to double-gabled end walls, the right side with an early-C19 stone Tuscan porch. All gables have triple-shafted stacks with moulded plinths and caps. Rear has stone-mullioned cellar windows with labels. Interior not inspected but noted as having early moulded doorframes in the cellar, mid-C18 panelling in a first-floor room, and other fittings of c.1800, (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p419; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p12; Country Life: Vol 105, 1949, p86)

Listing NGR: SP4663235522

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 419
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1969), 12
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 105, (1949), 86

National Grid Reference: SP 46632 35522


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