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Corner Cottage and Hussar Cottage and Attached Stable Range

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9118 / 51°54'42"N

Longitude: -1.625 / 1°37'29"W

OS Eastings: 425894

OS Northings: 223765

OS Grid: SP258237

Mapcode National: GBR 5RQ.3Z5

Mapcode Global: VHBZD.S69Q

Plus Code: 9C3WW96G+P2

Entry Name: Corner Cottage and Hussar Cottage and Attached Stable Range

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254016

ID on this website: 101199452

Location: Kingham, West Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Kingham

Built-Up Area: Kingham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kingham and Daylesford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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CHURCH STREET /(East side)
Corner Cottage and Hussar Cottage and attached stable range
(Formerly listed as Cartref)

Shown on O.S. map as Corner House and Winsland. Pair of houses. Early and mid-C18 with later additions and alterations. Roughly coursed limestone rubble (better dressed with alternating angle quoins to west front) to Corner Cottage (original part) and roughly coursed marlstone rubble to Hussar Cottage and C18 addition to Corner Cottage; stone slate roof to Corner Cottage and concrete tiles to Hussar Cottage, both with coped verges. Original L-plan house, extended to right in mid-C18, two right bays under different roof pitch; various C19 additions to rear. Two storeys and attic. Three-window front to early-C18 part; glazing bar sashes in moulded stone architraves with projecting keystones, ground-floor centre in position of infilled doorway. Two C19 gabled dormers in roof slope. Integral end stacks with moulded dripstones and capping to left and right, latter now ridge stack at junction with mid-C18 addition to right.This has glazing bar sash in similar architrave to first floor and architrave to ground floor cut down for insertion of C20 French window. Section under different roof pitch has two glazing bar sashes in similar architraves on each floor and C20 gabled dormers directly above in roof slope. Integral rendered end stack to left and ashlar ridge stack to centre with outline of earlier roof visible and moulded capping. Range at slightly oblique angle to rear of early C18 part has three glazing bar sashes to first floor and two to ground floor in plain stone surrounds with four-panel door below early C19 plain stone Doric porch to right. Concrete tile roof has coped verges and integral end stack with dripstone and moulded capping. Low C19 stable range projecting at right-angles to rear on left of late C18 addition and gabled range of one-storey and attic with datestone "AD/1844" to gable end (although probably earlier) at right-angles to rear of early C18 part with prominent stepped external lateral stack abutting stables. Interior. Corner Cottage only inspected. Ground-floor room of main range (formerly two rooms with central hall) has chamfered spine beam to left and plain spine beam to right. Inglenook fireplace to left with chamfered wood lintel and bread oven. Early C19 staircase in range at oblique angle has stick balusters to open string, wreathed and ramped handrail with circular newel and turns in two directions after straight flight. Gabled range dated "1844" has position of spiral staircase visible to right of lateral fireplace. Chamfered cross beams and cast-iron Victorian grates to fireplaces in first-floor rooms. Roof of main range entirely renewed with trenched purlins. Double butt-purlin roof to range at oblique angle. C19 loose boxes with iron grilles to stables. [2567]

Listing NGR: SP2589423765

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