History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Hill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

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

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

Find accommodation in
Burford

Listing Text

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

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.