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Latitude: 51.9601 / 51°57'36"N
Longitude: -1.1383 / 1°8'17"W
OS Eastings: 459304
OS Northings: 229416
OS Grid: SP593294
Mapcode National: GBR 8WS.11J
Mapcode Global: VHCWR.7Z2S
Entry Name: Hethe House
Listing Date: 18 December 1986
Last Amended: 3 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046414
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243641
Location: Hethe, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX27
Civil Parish: Hethe
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hethe
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
HETHE MAIN STREET
17/48 Hethe House
18/12/86 Formerly listed as The Dower
House. Late C18 with C19 additions, Coursed limestone rubble. Hipped slate
roof. Brick end stacks. Double-depth plan, 3 storeys. 5-window range. Central
entrance has 6-panelled door, moulded wood frame with console brackets and
overlight with geometrically patterned glazing bars. Entrance is flanked by
12-pane and 16-pane sash windows with stucco surrounds linked between the
storeys. First and second floors each have 5 sash windows with glazing bars.
Unhorned sashes throughout. Garden front to rear noted. as having 2 storey,
3-window range; central double-leaved panelled-glazed door, overlight within
doorcase with shallow brackets and cornice; the overlight has an elaborate fan
pattern of glazing. Tripartite sashes flank door, those to ground floor are
8-pane, to first floor 20-pane; central 12-pane sash; all windows with stucco
surrounds linked between the storeys; all sashes unhorned; brick lateral stack
to centre left. Said to have been the Dower House of Shelswell Park in the C18.
VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol V1, p147
Listing NGR: SP5930429416
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