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Latitude: 51.982 / 51°58'55"N
Longitude: -1.3219 / 1°19'18"W
OS Eastings: 446667
OS Northings: 231717
OS Grid: SP466317
Mapcode National: GBR 7TT.NMB
Mapcode Global: VHCWN.1FJZ
Entry Name: The Hermitage
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Last Amended: 5 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046323
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243919
Location: Deddington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15
Civil Parish: Deddington
Built-Up Area: Deddington
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Deddington
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP4631 DEDDINGTON MARKET PLACE
8/193 The Hermitage
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as The Corner
Substantial house. Mid C17, re-fronted early C18 and extended late C18/early
C19. Limestone ashlar, and marlstone ashlar with limestone ashlar dressings;
Welsh-slate and plain-tile roofs with ashlar gable stacks. Double-depth plan
with rear wing. 2 storeys plus attic. Regular 4-window limestone front, with
chamfered plinth and heavy wooden modillion cornice, has 12-pane sashes in
moulded stone architraves; entrance in bay one has a similar architrave and a
wide recessed 6-panel door with an ornamental overlight. 2 moulded early-C18
lead rainwater heads. Attic has 3 renewed roof dormers. Steep-pitched
double-span roof has C17 gable parapets with triangular copings and moulded
projecting kneelers; double stacks have moulded caps and plinths. Marlstone
gables retain leaded 2-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with labels,
and the wing returning from the left has a similar 3-light transomed window. A
slate-roofed marlstone-ashlar range, infilling the angle, is probably late
C18/early C19 and has further sashes with stone flat arches. Interior not
inspected but noted as having a C17 oak dogleg stair with turned balusters.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p571; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p87)
Listing NGR: SP4666731717
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