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Merry Madcap and Two Adjoining Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashbury, Oxfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3WH97G+MW

Entry Name: Merry Madcap and Two Adjoining Cottages

Listing Date: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250645

Location: Ashbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6

County: Oxfordshire

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

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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

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