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Latitude: 52.0163 / 52°0'58"N
Longitude: -1.3767 / 1°22'36"W
OS Eastings: 442868
OS Northings: 235499
OS Grid: SP428354
Mapcode National: GBR 7TC.DRZ
Mapcode Global: VHCWF.3L05
Plus Code: 9C4W2J8F+G8
Entry Name: Seal Cottage
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Last Amended: 14 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046165
English Heritage Legacy ID: 244254
Location: Bloxham, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15
Civil Parish: Bloxham
Built-Up Area: Bloxham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bloxham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BLOXHAM KING'S ROAD
SP4235 (East side)
9/150 Seal Cottage
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Blue
Shown on O.S. map as King's Street.
House. Mid C16, alterations in C17 and C18. Regular coursed ironstone rubble on
stone plinth. Thatched roof. 2 rebuilt stone stacks to right and on ridge to
left. 3-unit plan, single storey plus attic. Thatched, circular bread oven
projection to left is flanked by a C20 stone mullioned window with hood mould
and label stops and 2 rebuilt stone mullioned windows with fragmentary remains
of hood moulds and label stops. Two C20 swept attic dormers. Ironstone quoins.
Rear: Moulded 4-centred arched doorway under square hood has quatrefoils in
spandrels. This doorway was moved to rear when bread oven was built in C18.
Interior: Original plan of kitchen, hall and parlour survives. C17 fireplace in
parlour. Chamfered beams and bressumer. Blades of raised cruck visible in attic.
A good example of C16 Yeoman house.
(Wood-Jones, R.B., Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region,
1963, pp.59-61; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.IX, p.56).
Listing NGR: SP4286835499
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