SMITHY COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053161

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1988

Statutory Address: SMITHY COTTAGE, 30

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Location

Statutory Address: SMITHY COTTAGE, 30

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Stanton Harcourt

National Grid Reference: SP 41273 05811

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History

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Details

STANTON HARCOURT SP4105 No.30 (Smithy Cottage) 21/291 13/01/88

- II

House. Probably early C15, remodelled C16 and C17. Cruck-framed. Coursed limestone rubble; left bay, former smithy-outbuilding and early C19, is weatherboarded; gabled C20 shingle roof, hipped to left; stone end stacks. 3-bay hall remodelled and now 3-unit plan with former smithy-outbuilding to left. One storey and attic; 3-window range. Hood moulds over C17 three- and 4-light chamfered stone-mullianed windows, and over C20 three-light casement to left; C20 gabled roof dormer. Timber lintel over C20 double-doors to front of left bay, 3-light leaded casement above hood mould over early C17 three-light chamfered stone-mullioned window to rear. 1953 rear extension. Interior: full cruck trusses with collars, through purlins and saddled apex. In left bays open to the roof and formerly smithy, an open fireplace with bressumer. Stop-chamfered beams of inserted floors. Smithy Cottage may originally have been a barn and converted at an early date to a hall-house. The central bay may have been floored C16 and a possible former smoke-hood may be of this period. The right-hand bay was floored C17 when stacks added and walls remodelled. (A. Pacey, Duck End: a group of Oxfordshire houses (privately published) 1985, p.59).

Listing NGR: SP4127305811

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Sources

Books and journals
Pacey, A , Duck End A Group of Oxfordshire Houses, (1985), 59

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