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42a and 42b, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Milton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.628 / 51°37'40"N

Longitude: -1.2998 / 1°17'59"W

OS Eastings: 448566

OS Northings: 192362

OS Grid: SU485923

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z3.VLP

Mapcode Global: VHCYD.FB7T

Entry Name: 42a and 42b, High Street

Listing Date: 5 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250024

Location: Milton, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Milton

Built-Up Area: Didcot

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Milton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU4892 (West side)
8/161 Nos.42a and 42b
House, now 2 dwellings. Early C14, with C15 extensions and later alterations.
Stone rubble plinth; irregular timber-framing with tension braces and rendered
infill; thatch roof; old plain-tile hipped roof to cross-wing; stone-based brick
ridge stack to left of centre; brick ridge stack to cross-wing. Single-ended
hall-house plan. Single storey and attic; 3-bay range with 2-storey, 3-bay
cross-wing- to left. Flank door to left of main range. Irregular fenestration of
casements. Interior not inspected but the following information fluted; west
range has chamber-bay to west end, originally single-storeyed; which has
partition truss with tie-beam, dragon-ties. Queen posts supporting arcade
plates, and central crown-post. Next two bays were open hall; central
arch-braced base-cruck truss with single tie and crown post over with chamfers
and roll strips, and curved square 4-way braces. Brick and stone stack inserted
into smoke-bay. Arcade plates end in aisled-end truss with bases of Queen-posts
embedded in wing all and bevelled in imitation of stone corbels. Crown-post
roof to cross-wing. Cross-wing originally jettied with dragon-ties at former
corners. Original bargeboards survive in North end with cinqfoiled decoration.
(Unpublished research information by Dr. C.R.J. Currie)

Listing NGR: SU4856092362

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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