Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1059630

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: FLINT COTTAGE, 53, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: FLINT HOUSE, 52, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: FLINT COTTAGE, 53, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: FLINT HOUSE, 52, HIGH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Wallingford

National Grid Reference: SU 60519 89493


WALLINGFORD HIGH STREET SU6089SE (North side) Wallingford 11/87 Nos.52 (Flint House) and 53 09/12/49 (Flint Cottage) (Formerly listed as Flint House and No.53 (Flint Cottage)


House, now museum and dwelling. Probably mid C16 with later alterations. Flint and stone mixture with stone dressings; plain-tile roof; C20 rebuilt brick ridge stack to left with diagonally set outer flues, various brick stacks. Probably originally double-ended Hall house with cross-wings, indicated by continuation of quoins of cross-gables visible to centre first floor wall. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. 6-panel door with overlight and rusticated round-topped stone surround to left of centre. 6-panel door with decorative overlight and flat hood to right of centre. Tripartite unhorned sashes with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds to left and centre. 3-light casements with painted stone surround to right. Three 4-light stone mullion and transom windows with hood moulds to first floor. 3 cross-gables have stone dressings. Centre cross-gable has brick dressings continuing into first floor wall. 2-light stone mullion windows to left and right cross-gable, that to left having hood mould. 3-light stone mullion window to centre. Rear: large timber framing with some angle bracing to first floor with painted infill. Interior: C20 alterations to form museum. Areas of timber framing visible. Flint Cottage noted as having portions of canted bay window with diamond mullions. Single-storey wing to right, 2-window range. Probably late C18. Red brick wth flared headers in Flemish bond; old plain-tile roof. History: site granted in 1546 to John Norreys. (V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.518; "Some Notes on the Domestic Architecture of Wallingford, Berkshire", by P.S. Spokes in Berkshire Archaeological Journal, Vol.50, 1947; "Historic Wallingford, a walk-round guide"' by J and S Dewey, 1982).

Listing NGR: SU6051989493


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

Legacy System number: 249255

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Dewey, J, S , , Historic Wallingford A Walk Round Guide, (1982)
'Berkshire Archaeological Journal' in Berkshire Archaeological Journal, , Vol. 50, (1947)

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