Diamond Cottages

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
373318
Names
Diamond Cottages
Coordinates
51.7755540° N, 1.2633230° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

10 Jul 2002

Diamond Cottages designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Diamond Cottages is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1061369
Grade
II
Name
DIAMOND COTTAGES
Location
DIAMOND COTTAGES, BANBURY ROAD
District
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 50923 08799



612/0/10087 BANBURY ROAD 10-JUL-02 Summertown Diamond Cottages

II

Terrace of 4 cottages, early/mid-C19 (Nos.3 and 4 likely c.1830/40 with Nos.1 and 2 added soon after). Nos.3 and 4 timber-framed with brick party walls, Nos.1 and 2 rendered brick all under hipped tile roof. Wood hornless sashes. 4 attached 2-storey cottages, pair to west slightly later and now under continuous roof.

PLAN: Rectangular range of 4 attached cottages with through-passage at west end to rear yards. Each cottage 2-rooms-deep and with small 2-storey rear outshuts.

EXTERIOR: South elevation comprises facades of panelled doors with overlights, and large 8-over-8 sashes to ground floor below large 8-over-8 sashes to first floor. All sashes hornless and set in reveals with shallow projecting cills. No.1 at west end with arched through-passage off which is entrance to this cottage. 2 shared stacks in hipped tiled roof with overhanging eaves. North elevation with gabled 2-storey, 1-room-deep outshut to each cottage, that to No. 1 enlarged in late-C20. Wood 6-over-6 sash to each cottage at ground floor below same at first floor. East elevation with second floor 6-over-6 wood sash, and West elevation blank, both with overhanging eaves.

INTERIOR: Each cottage with similar plan of side entrance directly into hall with living room. Dining room and stair to rear cell and kitchens in rear outshut. Individual stone cellar beneath each cottage with brick relieving arch under chimneystacks...

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Bibliography

  1. “DIAMOND COTTAGES.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1061369>