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Leys Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Marsh Baldon, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6894 / 51°41'21"N

Longitude: -1.1854 / 1°11'7"W

OS Eastings: 456409

OS Northings: 199276

OS Grid: SU564992

Mapcode National: GBR 900.14L

Mapcode Global: VHCY2.DSQR

Entry Name: Leys Cottage

Listing Date: 28 January 1986

Last Amended: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248264

Location: Marsh Baldon, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Marsh Baldon

Built-Up Area: Marsh Baldon

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marsh Baldon with Toot Baldon and Nuneham Courtenay

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5699 (South side)
10/27 No.42 Marsh Baldon and Leys
18/07/63 Cottage
(Formerly listed as No.42,
Marsh Baldon)


House, now 2 dwellings. C16/early C17. Timber framing with colourwashed brick
and plastered infill with some limestone rubble and brick; thatch roof with
brick ridge stacks. 2-unit plan with end outshut. 2 storeys plus attics and one
storey plus attics. 3 bays to right of 4-window front are higher, the central
and right bays of Which are fully framed and include the entrance, below a
single-light leaded casement, with 2-light casements to right. Bay to left of
the entrance has first-floor framing and 3-light casements. Lower bay to extreme
left has heavy framing with diagonal braces and may be the earliest sections it
has an old plank door, a 3-light leaded casement and a small 3-light leaded
dormer. Outshut against left gable is also framed, with a 2-light casement. Roof
is half-hipped. Right gable wall is rubble and rear is largely rebuilt,
retaining C18 leaded casements. Interior: central unit has stop-chamfered beams
and joists, and a large open fireplace with an arched and chamfered bressumer;
quarter-turn stair in right unit.

Listing NGR: SU5640999276

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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