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Bear Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8092 / 51°48'33"N

Longitude: -1.6366 / 1°38'11"W

OS Eastings: 425150

OS Northings: 212343

OS Grid: SP251123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.F1X

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.LS4G

Entry Name: Bear Court

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420348

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West 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 (West Side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) Nos 34, 36, 38, 38a,
40
7/121 and 42 (Bear Court)
12.9.55 (Previously listed as
Bear Inn).

GV II


Former inn. Front perhaps C16 (with Falkland Hall), refenestrated:- c.
1800. Coursed and squared rubble on chamfered plinth, Cotswold stone
roof. U-plan with alley to left. 2 storeys at attic. 2 hipped dormers,
C20 brick chimney to right. 1 range of windows, on 1st floor a glazing-
bar sash in raised flat surround with keystone, on ground floor a glazing-
bar shop window. Tall and wide Tudor arched entry to left with label
raised over; ogee molded surround with keystone and panelled spandrels -
sours to predate Falkland Hall (q.v.). Cobbled alley. Courtyard to rear
with 2-storey 5-bay wing linking with barn or store-house cross wing with
open ground floor. Interior: ground floor front room has a Tudor arch
fireplace with roses in the spandrels (moved here from 1st floor).
Perhaps once part of the adjacent property to North-see plinth - rather
than associated with Falkland Hall (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SP2515012343

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

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