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Latitude: 51.8063 / 51°48'22"N
Longitude: -1.637 / 1°38'13"W
OS Eastings: 425125
OS Northings: 212027
OS Grid: SP251120
Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.LZB
Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KVYN
Plus Code: 9C3WR947+G6
Entry Name: Hill House
Listing Date: 12 September 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224184
English Heritage Legacy ID: 419998
Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18
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) No 139 (Hill House)
House. Mediaeval origins, altered C15, remodelled C16 and later and
restored heavily twice in C20. Coursed rubble mixed to right with some
ashlar. Cotswold stone roof with C20 rubble end chimneys. L-plan. Hall
house with inserted floor, cross-wing (for a period with jetty). 2
storeys, on chamfered plinth. Irregular fenstration, 5 windows on 1st
floor. 4 C19 glazing-bar sashes and a C20 3-light mullion window; on
ground floor 3 windows with stilted labels, to left 6 lights with moulded
mullions and jambs, outer lights with cusped ogee heads and cusped
quatrefoils; 4- and 2-light mullion windows to right. Arched C15 doorway
with 2 hollow chamfers to surround, steps up to ledged C20 door, above the
left hand window are the sawn-off joists of a former jetty, and also part
of common wood lintel below the 2 right-hand windows. Above the ground
floor on the left hand corner is a reset mediaeval figurine (perhaps an
eaves corbel?). Rear partly roofed in imitation stone-tiles.
Interior not inspected.
See M Laithwaite Perspectives in Urban History (1973 ed. Everitt).
Listing NGR: SP2512512027
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