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One Village the Marlborough Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodstock, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8477 / 51°50'51"N

Longitude: -1.3539 / 1°21'13"W

OS Eastings: 444605

OS Northings: 216764

OS Grid: SP446167

Mapcode National: GBR 7WJ.0K3

Mapcode Global: VHCX6.HT3F

Entry Name: One Village the Marlborough Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 18 October 1949

Last Amended: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253168

Location: Woodstock, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Woodstock

Built-Up Area: Woodstock

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woodstock

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP4416NE (East side)
10/176 Nos.26 and 28 (The Marlborough
18/10/49 Arms Hotel and One Village)
(Formerly listed as The
Marlborough Arms Hotel)
Hotel, now hotel and shop. c.1750, with earlier origins. Limestone ashlar;
gabled concrete tile roofs; brick stacks. Courtyard plan. Georgian-style front.
No.28 of 3-storey, symmetrical 4-window range: raised chamfered quoin strips and
raised storey band; scrolled wrought-iron brackets support large flat hood over
panelled double doors set in moulded stone architrave. Keyed stone lintels over
6-pane sashes and 6-pane second-floor sashes, all early C18 with thick glazing
bars. Moulded cornice beneath rendered brick architrave. Front of No.26 to right
of 3-storey and attic, 2-window range: similar sashes; segmental-arched carriage
arch with imposts set in architectural frame with Tuscan pilasters to moulded
entablature; storey band and late C18 dentilled wood cornice; 2 hipped roof
dormers. Mid C18 rear left wing, of 2-storey-and-attic, 4-window range: canted
bay window has Venetian doorway with thick glazing bars to flanking sashes;
segmental arches over C19 two-light first-floor casements; C18 hipped roof
dormers. 2-storey mid C18 ranges to rear and right of courtyard, with
through-entry to rear; further C18 range to rear. Interior: mid C18 six-panelled
doors throughout. Room to left has fine mid C18 panelling with pilasters framing
keyed niche and marble fireplace with bracketed mantel. Rear hall has early C19
quarter-turn stairs with stick balusters, and mid C18 fireplace; mid C18 stone.
fireplace with Marlborough Arms set in overmantle in rear room. History: mostly
built in 1750s, but formerly the George Inn (recorded in 1469). In the 1750s,
The Plough Inn - now Fox House and No.32 (q.v.) - was demolished and rebuilt and
The George refronted to make the Marlborough Arms Hotel. Main elevation formerly
surmounted by a pediment.
(Information from VCH)

Listing NGR: SP4460516763

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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