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Rawlings House and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderbury, Oxfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4W2M8Q+MV

Entry Name: Rawlings House and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243840

Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

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

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(South side)
Adderbury East
7/117 Rawlins House and attached
08/12/55 Wall
(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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