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Duck End House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rollright, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9788 / 51°58'43"N

Longitude: -1.5222 / 1°31'19"W

OS Eastings: 432913

OS Northings: 231252

OS Grid: SP329312

Mapcode National: GBR 6S6.ZY3

Mapcode Global: VHBZ2.KJMF

Entry Name: Duck End House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434031

Location: Rollright, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rollright

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ROLLRIGHT DUCK END
SP3231-3331 Great Rollright
12/133 Duck End House
27/08/57 (Formerly listed as Duck End
House together with Dovecote)

GV II

Probably a manor house. Early C17. Limestone rubble with limestone- and
marlstone-ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roof with ashlar and rendered
gable stacks. 2-unit plan with rear stair projection. 2 storeys plus attic and
basement. Symmetrical 3-window front has a central chamfered stone doorway below
a renewed 2-light stone-mullioned window with label, and has 3-light mullioned
windows with labels in the outer bays. Basement has a renewed or inserted window
to left. Steep-pitched roof has 3 gabled roof dormers, and the right stack has
paired ashlar shafts on a plinth. Right end wall has blocked 2-light mullioned
windows to 3 floors plus a small attic window. Left end wall has a small blocked
opening at basement level. Rear has 3-light mullioned windows (some renewed or
altered) to 3 floors, and has a central tall gabled stair tower with small
window openings. Interior: stop-chamfered cross beams including perimeter beams;
3 Tudor-arched stone fireplaces: one chamfered, and with an adjoining bread
oven, one moulded with recessed spandrels, and one moulded with carved
spandrels; broad renewed spiral stair from basement to attics; C17 oak panelling
re-used as doors; butt-purl in roof, formerly with 2 collars and a tiebeam to
each truss. The underside of a hearthstone is inscribed 1628.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p624)


Listing NGR: SP3291331252

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