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Folly View

A Grade II Listed Building in Black Bourton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7339 / 51°44'1"N

Longitude: -1.5888 / 1°35'19"W

OS Eastings: 428496

OS Northings: 203984

OS Grid: SP284039

Mapcode National: GBR 5TX.74Q

Mapcode Global: VHC06.DPY6

Entry Name: Folly View

Listing Date: 15 July 1981

Last Amended: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253462

Location: Black Bourton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Black Bourton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Black Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North side)
Black Bourton
5/152 No. 7 (Folly View), Model
15/07/81 Cottages
(Formerly listed as No.7,
Model Cottages)

Former lodgings house for 8 estate workers, with superintendent's residence,
later converted to 2 cottages and then to single house. Circa 1860, by E.G.
Bruton, for Christ Church College, Oxford. Squared and coursed limestone,
rock-faced, with slate roofs and stone chimneys. 2-plan building in rustic
Gothick style with steeply pitched roofs and pointed arches over narrow lights.
2 storeys. Front to road has 2 bays, the left bay gabled. This bay has 3-light
ground floor window with cushion capitals on shafts between lights, 2-light
first floor window with stop-chamfered stone mullion, and arched vent slit in
gable. Right bay has one single light, an arched slit window, an arched doorway
with C20 board door, and a small round window or vent just below the eaves. Left
side has arched ground floor windows and catslide semi-dormers to front bays,
and projection with M roof, similar windows and arched door beyond. Part of a
group of buildings for housing estate workers.
(Mary Lupton: History of the Parish of Black Bourton, 1903)

Listing NGR: SP2849603984

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