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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1053325



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Idbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 254003

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IDBURY CHURCH STREET SP21NW (South side) 9/110 The Thatched Cottage


Cottage. Early C17 incorporating parts of an earlier building; later additions and alterations. Roughly coursed limestone rubble; straw thatch roof. Earliest part is to left comprising single-cell cottage, extended to right by one room in late C17 and twice subsequently, including late C20. One storey and attic. Original part has infilled doorway to left with small leaded casement inserted, leaded casement with wood lintel to centre and infilled doorway to right; former integral end stack (now ridge stack) at junction with late C17 addition to right. This has raking eaves dormer with leaded casement directly above C20 stable door and red brick ridge stack (former end stack) at junction with next extension to right. This has infilled doorway with small casement inserted to far left. C20 extension in matching style to right is not of special architectural interest. Rear has leaded casements and infilled doorway with wood lintel to right. Interior. Left ground-floor room has chamfered spine beam with stepped ogee stops cut into earlier cross beam which supports upper cruck truss (see below). Inglenook fireplace with chamfered wood lintel and bread oven to left. Room to right (late C17) has chamfered spine beam with run-out stops and plain joists. Large inglenook fireplace (right stack) with chamfered wood lintel, bread oven to left and salt cupboard to right. Exposed joists in room to right again. Semi-winder staircase in late C17 addition. Upper cruck truss with slot for collar visible in attic. Chamfered single-purlin roof with original thatching spars. Different roof pitch to each part but of sane type. [2554]

Listing NGR: SP2357419948

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National Grid Reference: SP 23572 19948


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