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The Old Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.643 / 51°38'34"N

Longitude: -1.1657 / 1°9'56"W

OS Eastings: 457829

OS Northings: 194132

OS Grid: SU578941

Mapcode National: GBR 90F.S4T

Mapcode Global: VHCY8.RY3V

Entry Name: The Old Cottage

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248154

Location: Dorchester, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Dorchester

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5794 (West side)
5/123 No.13 (The Old Cottage)
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as The Old
Cottage, High Street)


House. C15, altered and extended late C16, refronted late C18/early C19. Timber
framing with brick infill and brick; old plain-tile roof with brick ridge
stacks. 3-bay hall house with storeyed ends, extended to rear. 2 storeys.
2-window brick front, in Flemish bond, has 4-panelled door with canopy on shaped
brackets, to left of centre, between segmental-arched 3-light casements, and has
2 similar casements at first floor. To extreme right is a passage entry. Rear
wall is timber framed. C16 timber-framed 2-bay rear wing returns to left with a
timber-framed stair tower in the angle. A lower timber-framed outbuilding,
beyond, is now incorporated into the house. Interior: Left bay retains medieval
first floor with internal jetty over fragments of original stud partition, plus
bolection fireplace and oak panelling of c.1600; centre and right bays have
inserted C16 floor with chamfered-and-stopped joists and intersecting beams.
Roof has clasped purlins, lower king-strut trusses and heavy curved windbraces.
Rear wing has a central open fireplace with chamfered bressumer and ashlar
jambs, heavy joists, and a queen-strut roof with curved windbraces. Passage has
brick inscribed "IB 1798" in a blocked doorway.

Listing NGR: SU5782294131

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