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124, High Street, Burford

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8075 / 51°48'26"N

Longitude: -1.637 / 1°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 425124

OS Northings: 212155

OS Grid: SP251121

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.LYX

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KTYR

Entry Name: 124, High Street, Burford

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420663

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/03/2018

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BURFORD AND UPTON AND SIGNET
HIGH STREET (West Side)
No 124

(Formerly listed as No 124 (R Reavley Chemist), previously listed as premises adjoining Barclays Bank on the south)

12.9.55

GV
II*
House, once a hostelry, shop below. c.1700-20 remodelling of C15 building incorporating an earlier roof-structure. Jettied timber-frame and rendered front, except for rubble set-back right hand part, rubble side elevation, hipped Cotswold stone roof with ashlar side chimney to left. L-plan.

Two storeys; a pair of glazing-bar sashes on first floor in moulded architraves, Cotswold stone pentice over front; restored angled bay window with glazing bars to left, wooden panelled c.1700 screen to right with two glazing-bar sash windows. Hipped one bay return extension and a set-back two-storey three-window wing to west.

Interior: in the shop a large octagonal timber post in centre of ground floor bressumer with residual moulding to cap. Newel stair in angle with paired entry door; stairs with slender balusters possible contemporary (c.1720). To rear lobby a splat-baluster ventilated larder door. Important roof-structure: the hall has a large intact arch-braced truss at north end (seen as a simplified hammerbean roof by M Laithewaite), chamfered edges and smoke blackening. The former solar roof is lower and of four bays; there are two archbraced trusses now on tie-beams, they carry a square ridge, king-posts to low saddlepieces, and the ridges are braced from the king posts, edges chamfered, wind-braces removed. The only other example of this kind of roof inspected locally was in the Old Rectory, Westwell.

Originally the "Novum Hospitium Anycilere."

Michael Laithwaite: The Buildings of Burford (in Perspectives in Urban History 1973 (ed. Alan Everitt).

Listing NGR: SP2512412155

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