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The Old Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherfield Peppard, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5325 / 51°31'56"N

Longitude: -0.9918 / 0°59'30"W

OS Eastings: 470032

OS Northings: 181989

OS Grid: SU700819

Mapcode National: GBR B3B.VFF

Mapcode Global: VHDWD.RRK2

Plus Code: 9C3XG2J5+X7

Entry Name: The Old Cottage

Listing Date: 2 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432183

Location: Rotherfield Peppard, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rotherfield Peppard

Built-Up Area: Sonning Common

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rotherfield Peppard

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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The Old Cottage



Hall house. C16, probably early-mid; floor inserted C17;
divided into 2 cottages early C19; further alterations mid and
late C20. Timber-framed with wattle and daub infill,
plastered; external brick end stacks, that on right plastered.
Plain tile roof. One storey with attic, 2 bays with rear
outshut and side outshut on left. Centre, gabled, late-C20
porch flanked by 2-light windows with leaded casements;
similar swept-roofed dormers above. Side outshut has similar
window on left of half-glazed board door with deep canopy.
Rear: on right a gabled porch flanked by small windows, that
on left containing a 2-light, 4-pane wooden casement. Right
return: on right of chimney, 2 small windows to ground floor
and one above. INTERIOR: the timber framing survives in the
rear wall on both floors, and to all walls above mid-rail
height: sill plate, mid rail, wall plate, vertical studs,
unjowelled wall posts, slightly curved braces to cambered tie-
beams. Collared queen-post roof trusses with clasped
diagonally-set purlins, curved wind-braces, smoke-blackened
rafters running the full length of the roof, inserted square-
sectioned ridge-piece. Timber-framed partition wall between
bays (inserted in roof, implying later insertion). In left
bay on ground floor, chamfered spine-beam with cyma-moulded
stops. Old floorboards to 1st floor.

Listing NGR: SU7003281989

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