CROMWELLS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1047566

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1985

Statutory Address: CROMWELLS HOUSE, 17, MILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: CROMWELLS HOUSE, 17, MILL LANE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford (District Authority)

Parish: Old Marston

National Grid Reference: SP 52599 08918

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History

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Details

MARSTON MILL LANE SP50NW (East side) Old Marston 4/142 No.17 (Cromwells House) 18/07/63

GV II

Manor house, now house. Early/mid C17, possibly partly earlier, extended early C20. Coursed squared limestone rubble with timber lintels; old plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks. 2-unit through-passage plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 2-window front, with chamfered plinth, has central triangular-headed doorway with label and .3-light leaded casements at ground and first floors. The 2 gabled roof dormers with canted bay windows on moulded cills and brackets do not appear on early views of he house. To left, set back, and to rear are C20 buff-brick extensions. Interior: oak screen, to left of passage, with ovolo-moulded framing and Tudor-arched doorway with foliage-carved spandrels; stone arched fireplace with recessed spandrels and cast-iron fireback of 1649; re-set (4-centre arched doorway with recessed spandrels and ribbed oak door. Part of the Manor house noted as having been built by Unton Croke and used as Fairfax's headquarters during the seige of Oxford in 1645. The treaty for the surrender of Oxford was signed there in 1646. See also No.15 Mill Lane (Manor House). (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.215).

Listing NGR: SP5259908918

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 246662

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Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1957), 215

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