Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1052724

Date first listed: 06-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: PRIORY COTTAGE, 127, THE CAUSEWAY

Statutory Address: THE PRIORY, 123, THE CAUSEWAY


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Statutory Address: PRIORY COTTAGE, 127, THE CAUSEWAY

Statutory Address: THE PRIORY, 123, THE CAUSEWAY

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse (District Authority)

Parish: Steventon

National Grid Reference: SU 46558 91503


STEVENTON THE CAUSEWAY SU4691 (South side) 12/78 Nos.123 (The Priory) and 127 06/08/52 (Priory Cottage) (Formerly listed as No.123 (The Priory))

GV II* Includes those parts formerly separately listed as Nos.125, 127 The Causeway and No.1 (Priory Cottage) Mill Street. Priory, now 3 dwellings. South-west block of c,l330; north-west block of c.1463; hall of c.1500; service wing to hall of c.1550; late C16 range to east; with later alterations. Irregular and large timber-framing, with some close-studding; painted brick and rendered infill; complex old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks: massive stone end stack to right with brick flues. Courtyard plan, with wing to east. 2-storey, 7-window range with 2-storeys-and-attic cross-wing to left. Plank door to right of centre with flat hood. 4-panel door to left of centre with flat hood, 4-panel part-glazed door to end of cross-wing to left. Irregular fenestration of casements and sashes except wood oriel window to ground floor right, having wood mullion and transom windows and flanking 3-light wood mullion windows. Wood oriel to first floor right, having wood mullion and transom windows. Cross-gable to centre. Jettied cross-gable to right with pendant bosses. Rear: part-encased in brick. Interior: false-hammer-beam roof truss to hall with 2 tiers of curved wind braces, Massive stone fireplace to hall. Crown-post roofs to west range and to west part of north range, Queen-post roof to rest.. Some medieval wood arched doorways visible. History: priory from 1330, and on the site of earlier priory buildings and partly used as the manor. ("Smaller Domestic Architecture and Society in North Berkshire, c.l300-c.1650, with special reference to Steventon" by C.R.J. Currie (Oxford Univ. Ph.D,thesis, 1976)

Listing NGR: SU4655891503


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Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Currie, C R J , Smaller Domestic Architecture and Society in North Berkshire c1300-c1650 with special reference to Steventon, (1976)

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