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Old Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepherd's Green, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5437 / 51°32'37"N

Longitude: -0.9734 / 0°58'24"W

OS Eastings: 471290

OS Northings: 183256

OS Grid: SU712832

Mapcode National: GBR C4P.0RY

Mapcode Global: VHDWF.2GSF

Plus Code: 9C3XG2VG+FM

Entry Name: Old Thatch

Listing Date: 28 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472803

Location: Rotherfield Greys, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rotherfield Greys

Built-Up Area: Shepherd's Green

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rotherfield Greys

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Old Thatch


House. C17; C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with wattle and daub infill, part
replaced by painted brick; additions of painted brick. Hipped thatch roof with brick stacks. Lobby-entry plan. One storey with partial attic; 4 bays, that on left a C20 addition, and further small C20 addition at right end. Painted plinth. Entrance between bays 3 and 4 has C20 thatched porch with wooden door and leaded side-lights. C20 wooden windows, of 2 or 3 lights, with leaded 'casements. 3 gabled dormers to bays 2 and 3. Ridge stacks between bays 1 and 2, and 3 and 4 (in line with porch). Rear: exposed timber-framing comprises posts and some horizontal studs; 1- and 2-light windows.
INTERIOR: bays 2 -4 have sole-plates, posts with straight and arch-braces to wall plates, and studs; square-panelling to right bay; stop-chamfered spine-beams to bays 2 and 3. Bay 3 has chamfered joists and large brick fireplace with stop-chamfered timber bressumer and brick hearth. Central attic partition has old board door.
ROOF: straight wind braces; clasped purlins; under-ceiled except over right bay which has crude rafters and ridge-pole and the square-panelled partition wall partly lime-washed (at front); end truss has tie-beam supporting 3 posts.
A C17 timber-framed cottage which retains much of its original character.

Listing NGR: SU7129083256

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