The Cruke

House. Probably early C17, incorporating C16 cruck frame to left return. Rendered plinth; large timber framing with rendered infill; thatch roof; brick ridge stack to left of centre.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
485918
Names
The Cruke
Coordinates
51.7493870° N, 0.9822290° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

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Aerial View

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Timeline

24 Apr 1951

The Cruke designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

The Cruke 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1180603
Grade
II
Name
THE CRUKE
Location
THE CRUKE, HIGH STREET
Parish
Thame
District
South Oxfordshire
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 70357 06122

THAME HIGH STREET SP7006SW (South-west side) 8/100 The Cruke 24/04/51

GV II

House. Probably early C17, incorporating C16 cruck frame to left return. Rendered plinth; large timber framing with rendered infill; thatch roof; brick ridge stack to left of centre. Originally 3-unit lobby-entry plan, 2-storey, 6-bay range. Plank door to right of centre. Blocked doorway to left of centre. Irregular fenestration of casements, all with leaded lights. Window to first floor right of centre has diagonally set wood mullions. Left return: C16 cruck frame, probably formerly part of demolished adjoining cottage. C20 porch, to left, with C20 plank door. Interior: open fireplaces to ground floor left and centre, chamfered spine beams with ogee end stops to ground floor. Queen post roof construction. Fragmentary remains of C17 wall paintings to dining room at ground floor centre. (Information from S.O.D.C.; N.W. Alcock: Cruck Construction: C.B.A. Report 42: 1981, p141)

Listing NGR: SP7035706122

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Bibliography

  1. “THE CRUKE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1180603>