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1 and 2, Model Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Black Bourton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7339 / 51°44'2"N

Longitude: -1.587 / 1°35'13"W

OS Eastings: 428615

OS Northings: 203990

OS Grid: SP286039

Mapcode National: GBR 5TX.7KV

Mapcode Global: VHC06.FPV5

Entry Name: 1 and 2, Model Cottages

Listing Date: 15 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253459

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
5/149 Nos. 1 and 2 Model Cottages

Pair of semi-detached estate workers' cottages. Circa 1860. By E.G. Bruton for
Christ Church College, Oxford. Squared and coursed limestone, rock-faced, with
slate roofs. Central stone chimney. Almost symmetrical block of 2 storeys, with
2 gabled bays to centre, gabled rear wing, and hipped porch projections set back
to either side. Fenestration is in rustic Gothick style, with pointed arches
over narrow lights. Right bay has 3-light ground floor window, the centre light
flanked by shafts with cushion capitals. Above are a 2-light window with
chamfered stone mullion, and a gable vent slit. Left bay has ground floor
altered to C20 rectangular bay window with lean-to slate roof. First floor has
pair of original single lights, and gable has round vent hole. Porch projections
to either side are of 2 storeys with slit windows, and have arched doorways with
board doors to front. Part of a row of 3 pairs of cottages and a lodgings house.
(Mary Lupton: History of the Parish of Black Bourton, 1903)

Listing NGR: SP2861503990

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