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Fox House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Aston, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9544 / 51°57'15"N

Longitude: -1.3179 / 1°19'4"W

OS Eastings: 446973

OS Northings: 228652

OS Grid: SP469286

Mapcode National: GBR 7V6.HLW

Mapcode Global: VHCWV.34NL

Entry Name: Fox House

Listing Date: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244004

Location: North Aston, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: North Aston

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: North Aston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(East side)
5/277 Fox House

Inn, now house. Probably late Cl7/early C18, altered and extended late C18.
Coursed limestone rubble with wooden lintels; Stonesfield-slate roofs with brick
stacks. 3-unit plan with added rear wing and extension of main range. 2 storeys
plus attic. 3 bays to left of regular 5-window front are earlier but have
late-C18 windows matching those of the added bays: 12-pane sashes at first floor
and 16-pane sashes at ground floor. Bay 3 has a wide opening containing a C20
entrance. Steep-pitched roof has gabled roof dormer over the earlier bays, and
has 3 stacks. Masonry shows many signs of early alterations. Rear wing,
returning from left end, is taller and may be early C18; it has a later canted
bay window but retains segmental-arched first-floor windows. Interior not
inspected. Recorded from 1682; The Fox Inn from 1701 to c.1914.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p7)

Listing NGR: SP4697328652

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