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The Gabled House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8065 / 51°48'23"N

Longitude: -1.6375 / 1°38'15"W

OS Eastings: 425087

OS Northings: 212043

OS Grid: SP250120

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.LTW

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KVNJ

Entry Name: The Gabled House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420676

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 (West side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) No 162 (The Gabled
7/159 House)
12.9.55

GV II


House. Early-mid C17 front. Rubble with Cotswold stone roof. Plan: 2
rooms on ground floor to front with passage linking to original rear
kitchen wing. May originally have had a 1st floor hall. 2 storeys and
attic. 2 gables to front with moulded coping and ball finials. Dressed
rubble chimney to right with moulded coping. Restored (indeed mostly new)
hollow chamfer mullion windows, 3-light to attic, 4 lights below, with
drips. Central Tudor arch doorway with hollow chamfer and label, plank
door possibly C16 with iron work of that period. Steps up to door.
Farmers Fire Insurance tablet over. Interior: ground floor left-hand
room has a Tudor arch fire-place at back and a steep Tudor arch doorway
giving access (formerly) to yard, perhaps once to a stair turret. The 3
ground floor rooms have chamfered joists; rear room has wide fire-place
with cambered wooden lintel. The central truss incorporates a raised
cruck - presumably C15 or early C16.


Listing NGR: SP2508712043

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

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