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The Burford Gallery and Classical House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8083 / 51°48'30"N

Longitude: -1.6361 / 1°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 425187

OS Northings: 212251

OS Grid: SP251122

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.M5H

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.LTF3

Entry Name: The Burford Gallery and Classical House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419753

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Built-Up Area: Burford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Burford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BURFORD AND UPTON HIGH STREET
AND SIGNET (East Side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) The Burford Gallery &
7/70 Classical House
12.9.55 (Previously listed as
"Stonehurst").

GV II


House, formerly one with Shoo Cottage (q.v.). Mediaeval front altered C17
and C20. Uncoursed rubble, Cotswold stone roof extending from Shoo
Cottage, hipped to-right. 2 storeys and attic. The principal feature is
a heavily moulded C15 archway to right with the joist ends of a sawn-off
jetty over and part of a label. 2 windows on 1st floor, a 3-light hollow
chamfer mullion window to left and a C20 4-light metal casement to right.
On ground floor a mid C20 bowed shop window with glazing bars to left.
Projecting blind parapet wall to right to forecourt of Methodist Church
(q.v.). Long 2-storey near extension with reset 2-light monolithic 'ancet
window. Interior: heavy cross beams to front (West) room. Cross wing to
East of rear wing contains excellent early to mid-C18 panelled room with
raised and fielded panels, modillion cornice, enriched overmantel (but C20
fireplace) - this wing has to East a triple glazing-bar sash window in
raised flat surround with cock-bead.


Listing NGR: SP2518712251

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

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