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Filkins Museum, with Lock-Up and Attached Stone Slab Fencing

A Grade II Listed Building in Filkins, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7364 / 51°44'10"N

Longitude: -1.6565 / 1°39'23"W

OS Eastings: 423819

OS Northings: 204238

OS Grid: SP238042

Mapcode National: GBR 5TT.21M

Mapcode Global: VHC05.7MN8

Entry Name: Filkins Museum, with Lock-Up and Attached Stone Slab Fencing

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253516

Location: Filkins and Broughton Poggs, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Filkins and Broughton Poggs

Built-Up Area: Filkins

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Broughton Poggs with Filkins

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North-west side)
7/194 Filkins Museum, with lock-up
and attached stone slab

Former pair of cottages, the right at one time used as outbuilding, both now
serving as museum. Village lock-up is attached to left end, and to front are
remains of stone slab fences. Left cottage is early C18 in origin, altered C20;
remainder is early-mid C19. Coursed limestone rubble. Left cottage, formerly
thatched, now has mid C20 stone slate roof, and large rubble stone chimney to
right with stone slated off-sets. Formerly one storey and attic; 2 bays. Ground
floor openings, with ammonites set into the walling. Roof has 2 C20 skylights.
Right cottage has Welsh slate roof and is taller, formerly of one storey and
attic but with floor removed C20. 2 bays, the right blind, the left with later
lean-to, formerly a tall entry but now blocked with rubble walling and 2-light
casement. Central board door with C20 wooden lintel. 2-light barred wooden
casements with older wooden lintels in right gable end. Lean-to extensions to
rear, dated 1975, are not of special architectural interest, Lock-up is set in
narrow space between walls of left cottage and The Old Post Office. Space is
covered by roof of large stone slabs, and has old board door to front with
studs, strap hinges and small square grille. Stone bench inside at far end.
Included for group value,
(Illustrated in Country Life: April 28th 1944, p731)

Listing NGR: SP2381904238

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