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Williamscot House, Late Sixteenth Century Range

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wardington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.1076 / 52°6'27"N

Longitude: -1.3036 / 1°18'12"W

OS Eastings: 447793

OS Northings: 245698

OS Grid: SP477456

Mapcode National: GBR 7S9.TGJ

Mapcode Global: VHCW2.C966

Plus Code: 9C4W4M5W+2H

Entry Name: Williamscot House, Late Sixteenth Century Range

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 26 February 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402604

ID on this website: 101287374

Location: Williamscot, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Wardington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cropredy

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP4645 (West side)
18/153 Williamscot House, late C16
08/12/55 range
(Formerly listed as in the
parish of Cropredy)


Part of Countryhouse, now 2 dwellings. (For description of C18 range see
Williamscot House, Georgian Wing). c.1568. Balustraded parapet added to front
and crenellated parapet to rear in 1840. Crenellated single-storey porch added
1870. Garden front. Squared coursed ironstone fronted with ironstone ashlar.
Slate roof. Stone-coped gables. Renewed end stacks on original stone bases.
L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic. 7-window range. Entrance has panelled/glazed door
with margin lights. Stone architrave surround. French doors on left. Two
2-storey C16 bay windows at sides have sashes and casements. Ground and first
floors each have 5 sashes in stone surrounds. 4 gabled roof dormers. Balustraded
parapet. Rear. Crenellated parapet. 3-light stone mullion windows. Doorway with
4-centred head. Interior of right part. C16 moulded and chamfered lateral and
spine beams. C18 staircase with barley sugar balusters. Armorial stained glass
in first floor bay window and window on left gable: 1. Calcott of Williamscot
with crest. 2. The same without crest dated 1568. 3., 4. and 5. staple merchants
dated 1568. Interior of left part not inspected. Walter Calcott built the
original house in c.1568. It passed either by bequest or descent to his nephew
Calcott Chanbre and to the Taylor family by sale in the first half of the C17,
In 1777 the house passed by marriage to the Loveday family. In c.1978 the house
was sold and converted to 3 dwellings.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p825)

Listing NGR: SP4779345698

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