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Latitude: 52.0167 / 52°1'0"N
Longitude: -1.3103 / 1°18'36"W
OS Eastings: 447430
OS Northings: 235591
OS Grid: SP474355
Mapcode National: GBR 7TF.KK7
Mapcode Global: VHCWG.7KNT
Entry Name: Rawlings House and Attached Wall
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Last Amended: 5 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046372
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243840
Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17
Civil Parish: Adderbury
Built-Up Area: Adderbury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Adderbury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP4735 ADDERBURY THE GREEN
7/117 Rawlins House and attached
(Formerly listed as Grammar
School and master's house, now house. 1589 for Reverend Christopher Rawlins,
extended and probably restored 1847. Coursed squared marlstone with ashlar
dressings; Stonesffield-slate roof with ashlar and brick stacks. 2-unit plan plus
extended schoolroom. 2 storeys plus attic. 3 bays to right of front form the
house, and have a central doorway with a chamfered stone surround flanked by
windows of 4 and 3 lights, plus windows of 3, 2 and 3 lights at first floor; all
windows have hollow-chamfered stone mullions, labels and leaded glazing.
Schoolroom section has a very tall 4-light stone-mullioned window plus a further
chamfered stone doorway; added bay to left has a matching window, as has the
gable wall, and continues the chamfered plinth. Right gable wall has aligned
mullioned windows of 4, 3 and 2 lights. Steep-pitched roof has gable parapets
and one hipped 2-light leaded roof dormer; 2 large lateral stacks to rear and a
small stack on the left gable. Single-storey subsidiary range, extending from
the junction of builds in an L shape, includes a stone-mullioned window with 2
arched lights and a 3-light mullioned window which may have been re-used. Lintel
above the principal door records the foundation in 1589 as does a later
inscription on the gable wall. Interior: wide Tudor-arched chamfered stone
fireplace; large inglenook fireplace with chamfered bressumer; stop-chamfered
Cross beams and inner lintels; stop-chamfered tie beams, in the double-height t
schoolroom section with C19 arched braces rising from moulded corbels. Stone
wall, approximately 2.3 metres high with a 3-course triangular coping, extends
approximately 10 metres eastwards from right gable wall and contains a
Tudor-arched chamfered stone doorway.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp415-416; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p11)
Listing NGR: SP4743035591
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