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The Dolphin Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigginton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.997 / 51°59'49"N

Longitude: -1.4351 / 1°26'6"W

OS Eastings: 438882

OS Northings: 233325

OS Grid: SP388333

Mapcode National: GBR 6S4.Q10

Mapcode Global: VHBZ4.22PD

Entry Name: The Dolphin Inn

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 9 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361472

Location: Wigginton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Wigginton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigginton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(West side)
11/110 The Dolphin Inn
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Dolphin
Public House)
Inn, now house. Datestone M/IE/1727. Ashlar ironstone to front, regular
coursed ironstone rubble to sides and rear; stone slate roof to front, Welsh
slate roof to rear. 2 brick end stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys; 6 windows
to first floor, one blocked. Off-centre door to right is 4-panelled with
distinctive canopy. 3 windows to left, 2 windows to right. All are wooden
mullioned and transomed windows with keystoned flat arches. 4-light stone
mullioned window to cellar on left. Windows noted as having elaborate wrought
iron casement fasteners. Flat band to first floor. Stone copings. Rear:
Stone sundial to right end. Interior: Noted as having plan of kitchen, hall
and parlour; spacious cellars with stone barrel vault. History: The Dolphin
was built as a farmhouse by James Eden, the principal farmer in the parish in
the 1720s. Interior not inspected.
(V.C.H. : Oxfordshire, Vol IX, p.160; Wood-Jones, R.B., Traditional Domestic
Architecture in the Banbury Region, 1963, pp,187-8).

Listing NGR: SP3888233325

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