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Butlers Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Alvescot, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.739 / 51°44'20"N

Longitude: -1.6112 / 1°36'40"W

OS Eastings: 426944

OS Northings: 204548

OS Grid: SP269045

Mapcode National: GBR 5TP.TQS

Mapcode Global: VHC06.1K27

Entry Name: Butlers Court

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253335

Location: Alvescot, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Alvescot

Built-Up Area: Alvescot

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Alvescot

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South-west side)
9/25 Butlers Court
House. Said to be C16 in origin but earliest surviving structural features are
C17. Raised C18 and extended to rear C19. Coursed limestone rubble with
semi-dressed quoins, stone slate roof, ashlar and rendered chimneys with moulded
stone strings. 2 storeys and attic, 4 bays. Ground floor has 3 4-light windows
with recessed hollow-chamfered stone mullions and Tudor hoodmoulds, the centre
window totally renewed C20. First floor has wide 3-pane sashes, also renewed
C20, with wooden lintels and traces of alteration to some jambs. 3 small gabled
roof dormers with paired barred wooden lintels and traces of alteration to some
jambs. 3 small gabled roof dormers with paired barred wooden casements. C20
metal French doors to second bay. Single storey C20 garden room extension to
right. Right gable end has traces of C17 roofline. Rear has C20 double doors to
right bay, in 4-centred wooden arch, and early/mid C19 parallel range to
remainder. This range has stair window, 4-pane sashes to first floor, 2 2-light
stone mullion windows to ground floor, and a later C19 stone bay window with
arched lights. Interior: fireplace in original right bay has dressed stone jambs
and renewed wooden lintel. Passage to side of stack has 2 C16 wooden doorways,
probably re-sited, with 4-centred arches, stopped mouldings and small shields in
spandrels. One doorway has carved feathering to spandrels. C19 dog-leg stair
with split balustrade, possibly re-using older turned newels.

Listing NGR: SP2694404548

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