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Billie's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5636 / 51°33'49"N

Longitude: -1.6201 / 1°37'12"W

OS Eastings: 426430

OS Northings: 185041

OS Grid: SU264850

Mapcode National: GBR 5WS.Z3C

Mapcode Global: VHC0Y.VYWP

Plus Code: 9C3WH97H+FX

Entry Name: Billie's Cottage

Listing Date: 14 October 1969

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250650

Location: Ashbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Ashbury

Built-Up Area: Ashbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SU28NE (South side)
5/26 Billie's Cottage
14/10/69 (Formerly listed as two
cottages to West of Rose and
Crown Inn)


Farmhouse, now house. C15 hall house with late C16, late C18 and C20
alterations. Originally timber-framed; in C18 house clad in squared and coursed
chalk on sarsen base, some brick quoins; thatched roof; brick stacks. C15
L-plan ground-floor hall house. 1 1/2-storey, 3-window range. Timber lintels
over C20 door and casements. Interior: Entry from present front door, door to
kitchen/service in rear wing. In late C16 first floor inserted and north gable
stack and axial stack backing onto passage to rear wing inserted. In late C18
house was converted into two cottages. Chamfered beams and joists in parlour
(right of entry to south facing wing) and kitchen (in rear wing); ovolo moulded
mantleshelf and oak gunrack over parlour fireplace. 3 1/2-and 3- bay wings of
raised-cruck trusses with blades crossed at ridge and smoke- blackened rafters.
Circular sarsen bread ovens attached to main fireplaces. lean-to shed of sarsen
walling and with thatched roof projects from north gable wall.

Listing NGR: SU2643085041

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