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Latitude: 52.0155 / 52°0'55"N
Longitude: -1.314 / 1°18'50"W
OS Eastings: 447175
OS Northings: 235452
OS Grid: SP471354
Mapcode National: GBR 7TF.QLR
Mapcode Global: VHCWG.5LPS
Entry Name: Bee Hive Cottage bee Hive Veterinary Surgery garage and Entrance to Placketts
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Last Amended: 5 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046382
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243761
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 HIGH STREET
7/39 Bee-hive Veterinary Surgery,
08/12/55 Bee-hive Cottage, and garage
and entrance to Placketts
(Formerly listed as Cottage
approx. 35 yds N of Moorey
House, and Cottage approx. 25
yds N of Moorey House)
2 houses. Probably C17 incorporating a medieval window, altered C18 and C19.
Coursed squared marlstone with wooden lintels; thatch and concrete plain-tile
roofs with stone-and-brick stacks. Single-unit and 2-unit plans plus carriage
entries in a single range. 2 storeys. 5-window range has original carriage
entries in bay 2 and between bays 4 and 5, now with later lower lintels and
double doors, and has an inserted garage door in bay one; first-floor windows in
bays one and 2 are leaded 3-light casements, the latter forming a dormer over
the entry to Placketts (q.v.). Bee-hive Cottage (bays 3 and 4) has 3-light
wooden casements, one with a stone segmental arch to left of which is the
doorway; bay 4 has 2 cellar windows: one a 2-light stone-mullioned window; the
other a re-used medieval window of 2 pointed lights under an enclosing arch. The
surgery, to extreme right, has a tiled roof, raised at the front, and includes a
4-light shop window and a 3-light first-floor casement. Steep-pitched roof has a
stone-based ridge stack betweeen bays 3 and 4 and a brick stack on the right
gable. Rear of Bee-hive Cottage has a gabled stair projection. Interiors:
central stack in Bee-hive Cottage has a large open fireplace with a chamfered
bressumer. At one stage the range was The Beehive Public House.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p418)
Listing NGR: SP4717535452
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