Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1053438

Date first listed: 07-Jul-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Mar-1990

Statutory Address: 19 AND 21, UPPER CRESCENT


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Statutory Address: 19 AND 21, UPPER CRESCENT

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Minster Lovell

National Grid Reference: SP3119810885


In the entry for MINSTER LOVELL UPPER CRESCENT (south side) 20/123 Charterville Nos 19, 21 and 23 The address shall be amended to read: UPPER CRESCENT (south side) Charterville Nos 19 and 21

In the first line of the description delete '3 dwellings' and insert '2 dwellings'.


MINSTER LOVELL UPPER CRESCENT SF3110 (South side) Charterville 20/123 Nos.19, 21 and 23 07/07/77 (Formerly listed as No.19) GV II*

Chartist school and meeting room, now 3 dwellings. Circa 1847. Coursed squared stone with stone quoins to corners; slate roofs with lead ridges and hexagon-shaped slates, having coped stone gables. 2 storeys and attic; 3-bay central range with single-storey, 3-bay wings to left and right. Stone porch with chamfered rustication to centre of central range, having basket-arched archway and C20 door to doorway. C20 cross-windows to ground and first floors of central range. Flat stone band between ground and first floors and between first floor and attic. Cross-gabled roof, with octagonal 2-light casement to attic. Wings to left and right have central stone porches with basket-arched archways and plank doors to doorways. Wood cross-windows to left and right of wings. Flat stone band to eaves of wings, with plain stone parapets. All windows have stone lintels with keystones. Interiors not inspected. History: Charterville was the third of five estates established by the National Land Company. Company formed by Feargus O'Connor in 1845 to enable people from factory towns to live on small holdings and qualify for a vote. The Land Company ran into difficulties and was dissolved in July 1851. (Working-Class Housing in Oxfordshire, by Crispin Paine et.al. in "Oxoniensia" vol 43, 1978, pp206-212; Charterville and the Chartist Land Company, by Kate Tiller in "Oxoniensia" vol 50, 1985, pp251-266)

Listing NGR: SP3119810885


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

Legacy System number: 253681

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, , Vol. 43, (1978), 206-12
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, , Vol. 50, (1985), 251-266

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