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Shaven Crown Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8586 / 51°51'30"N

Longitude: -1.5971 / 1°35'49"W

OS Eastings: 427840

OS Northings: 217850

OS Grid: SP278178

Mapcode National: GBR 5SB.K08

Mapcode Global: VHBZM.8KH3

Plus Code: 9C3WVC53+C4

Entry Name: Shaven Crown Hotel

Listing Date: 27 August 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251788

Also known as: The Shaven Crown Hotel

ID on this website: 101052553

Location: Shipton-under-Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Built-Up Area: Shipton under Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP 2617-2717

HIGH STREET (west side)
Shaven Crown Hotel


Medieval hostelry; hall house. Late C14 or C15, altered C16 and modernised and
restored in C20. Rubble with freestone dressings, Cotswold stone roofs with coped
verges, irregular chimneys, some (now) dummy. Courtyard plan with hall to road and
two-storey flanking projecting wings, the right-hand one noticeably at an angle.
Mullioned windows with labels. Through passage to right of hall with large high and
moulded Tudor arch entries with panelled spandrels and labels, early plank door
retaining one possibly medieval hinge. The hall has two two-light windows with
decorated heads to right of entry (? staircase). The left-hand wing has a two-light
foiled head first floor window and an original octagonal chimney stack with small
Inside: hall with spere truss, restored screen and four-bay roof structure, moulded
timbers, arch braced trusses, two minor and central principal, apparently a raised
cruck, two rows of windbraces; Tudor arched doorway at north-west end, a further
similar door to first floor above (? stairs). The room over the north end was
probably the solar with roughly arched plaster vault. In the north wing is an
inserted C15 fireplace and a C17 fireplace in another room, beyond which is a
one-bay manor dovecote. Attractive irregular elevations to courtyard with four-bay
west range (slate roofed) containing a large C17 fireplace.

Listing NGR: SP2784017850

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