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Woolstone Lodge and Adjoining Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolstone, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5887 / 51°35'19"N

Longitude: -1.5762 / 1°34'34"W

OS Eastings: 429454

OS Northings: 187846

OS Grid: SU294878

Mapcode National: GBR 5WN.B9M

Mapcode Global: VHC0Z.MBKF

Plus Code: 9C3WHCQF+FG

Entry Name: Woolstone Lodge and Adjoining Cottage

Listing Date: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250816

Location: Woolstone, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Woolstone

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woolstone

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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5/185 Wool stone Lodge and adjoining

- II

House. C17, reconstructed and extended c.1839. by Captain Butler, R.N. retd.
L-plan. Roughcast walls; Welsh slate roof; brick stacks. Two storeys. Garden
front: 3-window range; margin lights to sashes with hood moulds; dentilled
eaves; gabled side wings with central raised parapet; ridge stacks. Right side
4-window range; near-centre door has 6-panelled and reeded architrave; sashes
and lunettes to first floor, 2 sashes and 2 French windows with margin light
sashes to ground floor. Interior: lime ash floor immitating stone flagging in
hall, which retains elliptical arch to rear; original fireplace and staircase
with cast-iron balusters; original fireplaces to other rooms; room to front
right has Gothick style cast-iron fireplace and late Cl6 oak panellin, removed
from an unknown house in Wales c.1870. Moulded and dentilled cornice,
overmantle has 3 painted scenes from the Labours of Hercules. To rear right of
Captain Butler's work of c.1830 are two late C17 to early C18 cottages:
roughcast walling; slate roofing, brick ridge stack of c.1700. When Captain
George Butler built Woolstone Lodge, he planted a small park opposite the
garden front with elms, beeches etc., diverted the mill stream and built the
Stag House and building housing the granary and stables attached to the house.
(John Hadow, The Village of Woolstone, Oxford (privately printed) 1975. p23)

Listing NGR: SU2946087831

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