Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053566

Date first listed: 04-May-1989



Ordnance survey map of LEIGHTON COTTAGE
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Bampton

National Grid Reference: SP 31304 03213


SP3003-3103 BAMPTON CHURCH VIEW (West side) 13/72 Leighton Cottage

V II House, said to have been built as schoolmaster's residence, part at one time probably used as workshop. Late C17/C18 with flanking extensions, altered. Coursed rubble limestone with stone slate altered. Coursed rubble limestone with stone slate roofs and brick chimney. 2 storeys and attic, 2 original bays. South side has C19 2-light barred wooden casements in partly blocked openings with long wooden lintels. Ground floor left altered to C20 3-light barred metal casement. C20 skylights. Gabled external chimney to rear of left bay, with rebuilt shaft. Left end has narrow lower extension, with board door, old 2-light wooden casement above, and C20 solar panels to very steep roof. To right is another full-height bay of C19 date, with blind wall to south. Right gable end, to road, has C19 sash and various casements, one in a blocked doorway. Interior: fireplace in left bay with dressed stone jambs and stone lintel; heavy double butt purlin roof to original part, the central truss with shaped braces to high collar; traces of third window to first floor centre; ceiling beam with ornamental stops in C19 bay. Long first floor windows and through attic storey possibly indicate workshop use. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP3130403213


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

Legacy System number: 253382

Legacy System: LBS

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