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River View

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7115 / 51°42'41"N

Longitude: -1.2271 / 1°13'37"W

OS Eastings: 453496

OS Northings: 201699

OS Grid: SP534016

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZK.NKY

Mapcode Global: VHCY1.P74T

Plus Code: 9C3WPQ6F+H5

Entry Name: River View

Listing Date: 8 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246515

Location: Sandford-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX4

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Sandford-on-Thames

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sandford-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP 5301
10/115 (14/7)

(South side)
Nos.3 to 8 (consecutive)
(River View)


Terrace of 6 cottages. Circa 1825. Brick in Flemish bond; corrugated sheet
roofs with brick ridge-stacks. Double-depth plan. 2-storeys. 2-window fronts
with central plank doors flanked by 3-light casements at ground and first
floors under segmental arches. Roofs of 10 degrees pitch have boxed eaves. 4-
flue stack between each pair of cottages. Built to house workers from James
Swann's nearby paper mill. Roofs originally covered in tarred paper in
accordance with the ideas of J.C. Loudon as expressed in his pamphlet: "Account
of the Paper Roofs used at Tew Lodge, Oxon", 2nd edition, 1811- Mr. Swann being
mentioned in Loudon's pamphlet as being "thoroughly conversant in the business
of paper roofs". Roof trusses built exactly to Loudon's specifications. The
only former paper-roofed building erected to Loudon's specifications which is
known to survive.

Listing NGR: SP5324701490

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