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Acacia Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422981

Location: Steeple Aston, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

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

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Listing Text

STEEPLE ASTON SOUTH SIDE
SP4725 (North side)
9/129 Acacia Cottage
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Southside)
- II

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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