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Dormer Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Littlemore, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7236 / 51°43'25"N

Longitude: -1.2207 / 1°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 453925

OS Northings: 203054

OS Grid: SP539030

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZC.XWR

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.SYJ1

Plus Code: 9C3WPQFH+FP

Entry Name: Dormer Croft

Listing Date: 25 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246497

Location: Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Littlemore

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Littlemore

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/04/2018

SP 50 SW

COWLEY ROAD (East side)
No 28 (Dormer Croft)

(Formerly listed as Nos.26 and 28 (Dormer Croft))


House. Early C17, possibly earlier. Coursed squared limestone rubble and brickwork of irregular bond; old plain-tile roof and brick stacks. Two-unit through-passage plan with cross-wing. Main range of one storey plus attics with brick-cased two-window front. C20 door between two-light casements with two two-light dormers. Steep roof with stacks to left gable and to right of passage, just below ridge. Left gable wall has N/B/S/1657 on quoin. Two-window return front of two-storey stone cross-wing to right has been altered and has C20 casements. Front gable has a stone stack.

Interior: Main range has two open fireplaces with cambered chamfered bressumers, one flanked by a fixed wooden settle, and chamfered and stopped beams and joists. Joists span onto perimeter beams. Roof trusses support single row of trenched purlins with heavy wind-braces. Cross-wing has first-floor fireplace with timber Tudor arch, and above a plaster panel with a moulded arched border surrounding a portrait head and floral design flanked by the date 1630. Intersecting chamfered and stopped beams at ground floor.

Cottage attached to front gable of cross-wing is excluded.

Listing NGR: SP5392503054

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