Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053376

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Mar-1989

Statutory Address: 2 AND 3, MANOR COTTAGES


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Statutory Address: 2 AND 3, MANOR COTTAGES

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Kelmscott

National Grid Reference: SU2500099042


KELMSCOTT SU2499-2599 10/74 Nos.2 and 3 (Manor Cottages) (Formerly listed as Two 12.9.55 Cottages opposite Morris Cottages on North side of Road) GV II

2 attached cottages. No.2 (left cottage). Late C17 with later additions and alterations. Uncoursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic. C20 casements with concrete lintels, 2 to first floor and one to centre on ground floor; 3-light raking dormer in roof slope to right. Entrance to right through plank door with glazed panel to top under shallow-pedimented hood supported on wood posts. External end stack also to right with top rebuilt in red brick. Lower range at right-angles to rear on left (actually part of No.3) has integral end stack with red brick shaft.and lean-to attached to rear. No.3 (right cottage). Early C17, extended c.1670 (datestone) with later additions and alterations. Roughly coursed rubble alternating with regularly coursed blocks forming banded stone work; stone slate roof. One storey and attic. 3-light C20 casement with wood lintel to left on ground floor and plank door to right with shallow pedimented hood similar to that on left cottage. Leaded 2-light slate-hung gabled eaves dormers to left and right. Datestone to right gable end illegible at time of resurvey (May 1987) but said to be read c.1670. This and faint suggestion of straight joint to left of entrance suggest that right part of cottage may be a later addition. Interior. No.3 only inspected. Front range has deep-chamfered cross beam with stepped ogee and straight-cut stops to left ground-floor room; inglenook fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Right room has oak winder staircase to left of entrance. Rear range has inglenook fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel, bread oven to right and oak winder staircase to left. [2369]

Listing NGR: SU2500099042


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

Legacy System number: 253826

Legacy System: LBS

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