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Birdbrook and Tamarisk Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Uffington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5997 / 51°35'59"N

Longitude: -1.5649 / 1°33'53"W

OS Eastings: 430235

OS Northings: 189077

OS Grid: SU302890

Mapcode National: GBR 5WH.M5W

Mapcode Global: VHC0Z.T1LZ

Plus Code: 9C3WHCXP+V3

Entry Name: Birdbrook and Tamarisk Cottage

Listing Date: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250810

Location: Uffington, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Uffington

Built-Up Area: Uffington

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Uffington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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11/156 Tamarisk Cottage and Birdbrook


Two cottages. Early C17 to left hand side (Tamarisk Cottage) and late C17
(Birdbrook). Squared and coursed chalk to Tamarisk Cottage; Birdbrook has
whitewashed chalk rubble with chalk quoins; right side wall has chalk rubble
ground floor with timber frame above and to rear; square framing of slight
scantling with diagonal braces. Thatched roof: brick stacks. 2-unit plans. 1
1/2-storey, 4-window range. Timber lintels over C19 plank door and C20 plank
doors, Tamarisk Cottage having thatched porch. Tamarisk Cottage has timber
lintels over original 4-light casements with ovolo moulded mullions: first
floor windows retain leaded lights; Birdbrook has original 3-light casements
with splayed wood mullions, and two 2-light leaded casements to first floor; 2-
and 3-light leaded casements to rear. Half-hipped roof; lateral, end and ridge
stacks. Interior: Tamarisk Cottage has quarter-turn and straight run stairs in
original position, adjoining fireplace with original bressumer , full set of
chamfered and stopped beams and common joists; timber framed central partition
wall. 2-bay collar-truss with butt tenoned purlins. Interior of Birdbrook not
inspected. C20 extensions to rear.

Listing NGR: SU3023589077

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