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Latitude: 51.5642 / 51°33'51"N
Longitude: -1.6227 / 1°37'21"W
OS Eastings: 426252
OS Northings: 185105
OS Grid: SU262851
Mapcode National: GBR 5WS.YBX
Mapcode Global: VHC0Y.TYJ7
Entry Name: Merry Madcap and Two Adjoining Cottages
Listing Date: 11 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183203
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250645
Location: Ashbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Ashbury
Built-Up Area: Ashbury
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ashbury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
5/10 Merry Madcap b 2 adjoining
3 cottages. Merry Madcap C17, 2 cottages to right are mid C18. Right bay of
Merry Madcap retains light timber framing with brick infill, and uncoursed
sarsen rubble walling to left bay: other 2 cottages in chalk ashlar, uncoursed
sarsen rubble, with chalk ashlar bands & quoins; uncoursed sarsen rubble to
rear b side walls: Thatched roof, brick stacks.2-unit plans to each cottage. 1
1/2-storey, 4-window range: timber lintels over three C20 planked doors. Timber
lintels over C20 casements, mid C18 two-light leaded casements to first floor.
Hipped gabled roof; ridge and end stacks. Interior of Merry Madcap has
chamfered and stopped beams, bressumer over open fire; closed timber-framed
truss: 2 other cottages have quarter turn stairs, rising next to fireplace.
Late C20 extension to rear of Merry Madcap.
Listing NGR: SU2625285105
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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