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Red Brick Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bruern, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8813 / 51°52'52"N

Longitude: -1.6142 / 1°36'51"W

OS Eastings: 426654

OS Northings: 220373

OS Grid: SP266203

Mapcode National: GBR 5S4.0Q0

Mapcode Global: VHBZD.ZZ05

Plus Code: 9C3WV9JP+G8

Entry Name: Red Brick Cottage

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 15 May 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253896

Location: Bruern, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bruern

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Milton-under-Wychwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP 22 SE
7/7 Red Brick Cottage
(formerly listed as part
27.8.57 of House and bridge in
grounds of Bruern Abbey)


House. Early C18 incorporating part of a medieval building; later additions and
alterations, extended late C20, Chequered red brick (blue brick headers) with
ashlar dressings to south and roughly coursed limestone rubble with red brick
dressings to north; hipped stone slate roof. 2 storeys and attic with alternating
angle quoins to south side. 5-window front; glazing bar sashes (some horned) to
first floor and casements in imitation of sashes to ground floor, all windows
with projecting keystones to stone lintels; 3 hip-roofed dormers with horned
sashes in middle of roof slope. Central glazed door with head like those of
windows. Rebuilt internal lateral stack to rear left corner. North side in
3 bays has sash window with thick glazing bars to left on first floor, C18 oculus
to centre and horned glazing bar sashes to right. Half-glazed door to centre
and leaded casements with wood lintels to either side on ground floor. 3 hip-
roofed dormers like those on south. Interior: Only partial inspection possible at
time of resurvey (August 1987). Left ground-floor room has plastered groined
vault in 3 bays (possibly a former undercroft), which may be the only surviving
fragment of the Cistercian abbey founded at Bruern in 1147 (q.v. under Bruern
Abbey). Lower C20 ranges attached to left and right are not of special archi-
tectural interest.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p500)

Listing NGR: SP2665420373

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