CROWN HOUSE THE CROWN COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1047833

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1986

Statutory Address: 46, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: CROWN HOUSE, 48, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: THE CROWN COTTAGE, 52, HIGH STREET

Map

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THE CROWN COTTAGE
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Location

Statutory Address: 46, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: CROWN HOUSE, 48, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: THE CROWN COTTAGE, 52, HIGH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Dorchester

National Grid Reference: SU 57760 94400

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History

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Details

DORCHESTER HIGH STREET SU5794 (East side) 5/68 No.46, No.48 (Crown House) and 18/07/63 No.52 (The Crown Cottage) (Formerly listed as Crown House)

GV II

Four dwellings, formerly an inn. C16, remodelled C18 and sub-divided C20. Timber framing with rendered and brick infill; colourwashed brick; old and recent plain-tile roofs with brick stacks. 5-unit plan with 2 rear wings. 2 storeys plus attics. 5-window C18 brick front, with stepped plinth, storey bands and plain parapet, has a central carriage entry with plank double doors. To left are 2 segmental-arched sashes with thick glazing bars; first floor sashes have been renewed, and heads and parapet rebuilt. To right, an elaborate doorcase, with fluted Composite columns and a carved frieze, has been added, flanked by large C20 bow windows; at first floor are two 16-pane sashes plus a shorter sash over the entry, all with segmental arches. The parapet rises as a gable with a 2-light casement. To extreme right is an elaborate lead rainwater head. Roof has a large stack to left of the entry, and 2 gabled roof dormers to extreme left. The one-bay timber-framed left rear wing retains a 5-light canted oriel at first floor, with ovolo-moulded mullions, leaded lights and a small gable. To left is a small high-level mullion window and there was probably a similar window to right. Timber-framed right rear wing has probably been shortened at first-floor level, but continued as stables, now converted to a dwelling (No.46). Interior: No.52, to left of entry, has a large open fireplace, a first-floor fireplace with a moulded-brick fireback, chamfered-and-stopped joists and beams, some very heavy flat joists, and massive curved windbraces in the roof.

Listing NGR: SU5776994404

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 248098

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing