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Swan Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8066 / 51°48'23"N

Longitude: -1.6367 / 1°38'11"W

OS Eastings: 425147

OS Northings: 212060

OS Grid: SP251120

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.M1Q

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.LV3F

Entry Name: Swan Gallery

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419993

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 127 (Swan Gallery)
7/92 (Previously listed as
12.9.55 "White Swan Inn").

GV II


House and shop, previously inn. C16 front remodelled in early C19 and
restored. Coursed rubble, slate roof with brick chimney on rubble plinth
to left. Main feature of front is a continuous timber lintel and cill to
1st floor. 2 storeys and attic; 2 gabled dormers with leaded lights. 2
windows, 16-pane sashes on 1st floor, 2 hipped bays on ground floor with
glazing-bar sashes. North return to Swan Lane has evidence of steeper
pitch roof; moulded plinth, oak 1st floor window, 2 lights ogee moulded
with imbricated decoration to surround and to lintel. 2-storey rear
extension of 3:2 bays, mixed sashes and casements and a further extension
of single storey and attic beyond. Interior. On ground floor: wide
fire-place with curved corners, chamfered pointed-arch door to rear;
fairly closely-spaced stop-chamfered joints; long rear wing with a variety
of ceiling heights and beams, chamfered Tudor-arched fire-place to East.
First floor fire place with wooden lintel, beside it is a fine
oak/chestnut wood food cupboard with splat balusters on 2 levels; further
closed C17 cupboard to right of fireplace. Roof structure with cut-back
ties with triangulated strainers, stop - chamfered members.


Listing NGR: SP2514712060

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

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