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Hill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419998

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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Description

BURFORD AND UPTON HIGH STREET
AND SIGNET (East Side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) No 139 (Hill House)
7/97
12.9.55

GV II*

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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