THAMES MEAD FARMHOUSE AND BELL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1053038
Date first listed:
29-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
BELL COTTAGE, BELL LANE
Statutory Address:
THAMES MEAD FARMHOUSE, BELL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BELL COTTAGE, BELL LANE
Statutory Address:
THAMES MEAD FARMHOUSE, BELL LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Cassington
National Grid Reference:
SP4564910668

Details

CASSINGTON BELL LANE SP4510 (West side) 25/27 Thames Mead Farmhouse and Bell Cottage - II Shown on O.S. Map as Little Shields. Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Datestone 1607/RG/M to rear; early C18 and C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble; rendered first floor to left; first floor of rear wall has timber-framing of 2 panels deep. Gabled concrete tile roof, with some stone slates to centre; brick ridge and end stacks. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys; 6-window range facing garden. Thames Mead Farmhouse to right has C20 porch and C20 timber lintels over late C18 six-pane sashes and late C19 horned 6-pane sashes; similar lintels over late C19 casements on first floor. Bell Cottage to left has C20 canted bay window, timber lintels over C20 casements and C20 front left extension. Small C17 gabled bay to rear right. Interior: Thames Mead Farmhouse has stop-chamfered beams. C17 panelled cupboard with butterfly hinges to right and early C18 bolection-panelled room to left; roof not inspected. Bell Cottage to left has chamfered beams, and large open fireplaces to ridge stack with chamfered timber bressumer and stone jambs; similar smaller fireplaces on first floor; C17 collar-truss roof with butt purlins. Subsidiary features: house to left, also part of Bell Cottage, his datestone RE/1723. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled concrete tile roof; brick end stack. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys; 2-window range front faces road to rear. C20 gabled porch. Flat brick arches over C20 casements. On site of manor of medieval Godstow Abbey estate. Documentary evidences shows that house divided in 1604 between Robert and Richard Greenway. (information from VCH)

Listing NGR: SP4564910668

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
252680
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/09064/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dick Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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