LIZZIE'S COTTAGE AND THE VALE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1368385
Date first listed:
11-Dec-1985
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Mar-2010
Statutory Address:
LIZZIE'S COTTAGE AND THE VALE COTTAGE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LIZZIE'S COTTAGE AND THE VALE COTTAGE, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Vale of White Horse (District Authority)
Parish:
Uffington
National Grid Reference:
SU 30554 89307

Details

UFFINGTON

541/11/166 HIGH STREET 11-DEC-85 (West side) Lizzie's Cottage and The Vale Cottage (Formerly listed as: HIGH STREET THE VALE COTTAGE) (Formerly listed as: HIGH STREET BROOKLEA COTTAGE)

GV II Two houses. Right part: Lizzie's Cottage C17; left part: The Vale Cottage presumably circa 1747 as a detached datestone of that date was found in the garden.

MATERIALS: Chalk rubble brought to course (Lizzie's Cottage); chalk ashlar (The Vale Cottage); thatched roofs, brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: Two-unit plans, two storey, four window range. Off centre early-C19 four-panelled door to Lizzie's Cottage; central mid-C19 four-panelled door to The Vale Cottage has decorative iron porch. C20 casements with label moulds to ground floor, C18 three-light leaded casements to first floor of Lizzie's Cottage: wedged and centred chalk lintels with raised keys over mid-C19 three-light casements to The Vale Cottage. Gabled roofs; end stacks and one central ridge stack. Brick and tile gabled extension of circa 1850 to rear of The Vale Cottage.

INTERIOR: The Vale Cottage: C18 fireplace with wooden bressumer to left, marble fireplace circa 1850 with acanthus leaf brackets to mantleshelf to right. Until circa 1850, The Vale Cottage was two cottages, there being a blocked door to the left of the present entry. Interior of Lizzie's Cottage not inspected.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION: Lizzie's Cottage and The Vale Cottage, High Street, Uffington are listed for the following principal reason: * Architectural interest: a good example of C17 vernacular architecture.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
250791
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 18 Nov 2005
Reference: IOE01/15012/31
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