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The House of Simon

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8069 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: -1.6368 / 1°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 425139

OS Northings: 212092

OS Grid: SP251120

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.M0J

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.LV26

Entry Name: The House of Simon

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419990

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: 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 No 123 (The Home of
7/90 Simon) (Previously
12.9.55 listed as Symon's
Close).

GV II*


House with shops. Probably C16, altered. Steeply-pitched slate roof;
closely-studded timber framed and slightly jettied upper floors, with
cill rail to 2nd floor; plaster infill. 3 storeys; 2 windows to each
floor, mid C19 sashes on 1st floor, projecting shop windows with angled
corner to entry set in ashlar. Alleyway entry to left, Tudor-arched with
roses in spandrels and datestone over; angled alley with another Tudor-
arch to rear entry; shop entered from alley. The datestone has the
woolmark of Simon Wisdom and date 1582. Interior: chamfered beam,
probably C16 with stepped stops and massive corbels to 1st floor
fireplace.


Listing NGR: SP2513912092

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

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