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Wheatcroft

A Grade II Listed Building in Fritwell, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9608 / 51°57'38"N

Longitude: -1.241 / 1°14'27"W

OS Eastings: 452248

OS Northings: 229421

OS Grid: SP522294

Mapcode National: GBR 8WM.518

Mapcode Global: VHCWP.FZS6

Entry Name: Wheatcroft

Listing Date: 26 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421624

Location: Fritwell, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX27

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Fritwell

Built-Up Area: Fritwell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Fritwell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

FRITWELL NORTH STREET
SP52NW (South side)
3/40 Wheatcroft
- II

Inn, now house. Early/mid C17 and C18, altered and extended C20. Coursed
limestone rubble with wooden lintels; Welsh-slate roof with stone-and-brick
gable stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys. 2-window front of C18 range has a central
doorway, plus 12-pane sashes at first floor with stop-chamfered lintels and
tripartite sashes below, one re-sited. Lower C20 wing breaks forward to left and
incorporates an earlier subsidiary range. Large C17 rear wing, returning from
left end of C18 range, retains some old casements with stop-chamfered lintels,
and has a canted 2-storey projection, probably formerly a staircase. Large stack
on rear gable has 2 diagonal shafts, part ashlar and part brick. Interior: C17
range has stop-chamfered joists and beams, plus a large open fireplace with
canted sides and a heavy bressumer with bold chamfer-stops. Formerly The
Wheatsheaf Inn. C20 extension is not of special architectural interest.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p135)


Listing NGR: SP5224829421

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