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Latitude: 51.928 / 51°55'40"N
Longitude: -1.3108 / 1°18'38"W
OS Eastings: 447488
OS Northings: 225719
OS Grid: SP474257
Mapcode National: GBR 7VL.5DK
Mapcode Global: VHCWV.7SDW
Entry Name: Acacia Cottage
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Last Amended: 26 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1266072
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422981
Location: Steeple Aston, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Steeple Aston
Built-Up Area: Steeple Aston
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Steeple Aston
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
STEEPLE ASTON SOUTH SIDE
SP4725 (North side)
9/129 Acacia Cottage
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Southside)
Small house. Probably C17, re-modelled mid C18, and C19. Limestone rubble with
wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with rubble-and-brick gable stack.
2-unit through-passage plan. 2 storeys. 3-window front of main range has a
6-panel door below a central round window, and has small-pane sashes in the
outer bays, all 4 panes wide; "Farmers Fire and Life" insurance plaque to right
of round window. Roof has been raised slightly at the eaves but retains gable
parapets. Single-storey rubble C19 range to left was formerly the village
reading room. Interior: chamfered spine beam; large inglenook fireplace; winder
stair; C18 arched panelled cupboard; old plank rear door with fleur-de-lys
hinge. Probably the site of the manor house of the Marten family.
(VCH; Oxfordshire: Vul XI, p29)
Listing NGR: SP4748825719
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