THE CRUKE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1180603
Date first listed:
24-Apr-1951
Statutory Address:
THE CRUKE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CRUKE, 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:
Thame
National Grid Reference:
SP 70357 06122

Details

THAME HIGH STREET SP7006SW (South-west side) 8/100 The Cruke 24/04/51

GV II

House. Probably early C17, incorporating C16 cruck frame to left return. Rendered plinth; large timber framing with rendered infill; thatch roof; brick ridge stack to left of centre. Originally 3-unit lobby-entry plan, 2-storey, 6-bay range. Plank door to right of centre. Blocked doorway to left of centre. Irregular fenestration of casements, all with leaded lights. Window to first floor right of centre has diagonally set wood mullions. Left return: C16 cruck frame, probably formerly part of demolished adjoining cottage. C20 porch, to left, with C20 plank door. Interior: open fireplaces to ground floor left and centre, chamfered spine beams with ogee end stops to ground floor. Queen post roof construction. Fragmentary remains of C17 wall paintings to dining room at ground floor centre. (Information from S.O.D.C.; N.W. Alcock: Cruck Construction: C.B.A. Report 42: 1981, p141)

Listing NGR: SP7035706122

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
248530
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 141

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04290/05
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