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Latitude: 51.8074 / 51°48'26"N
Longitude: -1.6363 / 1°38'10"W
OS Eastings: 425172
OS Northings: 212149
OS Grid: SP251121
Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.M4Q
Mapcode Global: VHBZS.LT9T
Entry Name: The Bull Hotel
Listing Date: 12 September 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1223880
English Heritage Legacy ID: 419769
Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18
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
BURFORD AND UPTON HIGH STREET
AND SIGNET (East Side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) The Bull Hotel
Coaching inn; mediaeval core; largely rebuilt c.1620; refronted c.1715 for
William Tash and interior altered early C20. Burnt 1982, and subsequent
restoration. Brick front, ashlar dressings and ground floor. 3 storeys:
4 bays. Red and blue bricks with rubbed brick window jambs and voussoirs
with stone imposts and keys, ashlar full-height pilasters with egg and
dart caps, heavy moulded cornice, brick parapet matching front, 4 blind
panels. 3 windows on ground floor, glazing-bar sashes, with cock beads
and keys, the 2 right-hand windows and the door to right in ashlar break
over cellar. Outer doors. Coachway to left: staff-mould to square head
with double key, brackets to wooden hood. Flagged passage and alley. 2-
storey rear wing with C17 timber-frame to front masking gallery, closed at
East end by Cross building also with carriageway under; C19 2-storey
stables wing continues beyond.
Interior: Ground floor front room raised on cellar and has two Tudor-
arched fireplaces; further Tudor-arched fireplaces to 1st and 2nd floor
front rooms, with ball and bottle stops to 1st floor jambs; cross-beamed
room to rear; gabled wing above rear of front carriageway has windbraces.
See Michael Laithwaite in Prespectives in Urban History (1973 ed
Listing NGR: SP2517212149
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