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Latitude: 51.9185 / 51°55'6"N
Longitude: -1.2984 / 1°17'54"W
OS Eastings: 448347
OS Northings: 224677
OS Grid: SP483246
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.NK0
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.F1XL
Entry Name: Canal Cottage and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 26 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1225683
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422081
Location: Lower Heyford, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Lower Heyford
Built-Up Area: Lower Heyford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Lower Heyford
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
LOWER HEYFORD STATION ROAD
SP4824 (North side)
10/74 Canal Cottage and attached
Canal house. Early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond with limestone lintels:
Welsh-slate roof with brick stacks. L plan. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window
front has a central doorway, with a small stone canopy on shaped brackets, below
a blind window, outer bays have 16-pane sashes. Shallow-pitched roof projects at
the eaves and verge, and has stacks at both ends. Rear wing, returning from
right, has a large sash, 5 panes wide, facing left. Interior not inspected.
Railings curve out iron the right side of the front and link to panelled stone
central gatepiers; to left a low brick wall links a straight section of railings
to the house, and both adjoin a rubble approach wall to the canal bridge (q.v.).
Formerly the manager's house for Grantham's Wharf.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol VI, p182)
Listing NGR: SP4834724677
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