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The Dragon Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8068 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: -1.6374 / 1°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 425099

OS Northings: 212076

OS Grid: SP250120

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.LVW

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KVR9

Entry Name: The Dragon Inn

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420671

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) No 152 (The Dragon
7/154 Inn) (previously listed
12.9.55 as the New Inn).

GV II


Burgage house, an inn for over 200 years. Early-mid C19 front in C18
style masking C17 remodelling of mediaeval building. Freestone with
Cotswold stone roof. Coach-way between two wings, south wing appears to
have been the storeyed wing off the hall (the rear wing). 2 chimneys,
ashlar with moulded capping to right of centre, brick to right. 2
storeys; band over ground floor, oversailing eaves courses. 3 windows on
1st floor, paired glazing-bar sashes; 2 outer angled bays on stone bases
to ground floor and central segmental head entry. 2 irregular 2-storey
extensions to rear, the south side one heavily beamed with reused
presumably mediaeval timbers (thought to be site of earlier hall - if so
an unusual plan). Inside the coachway is a beam with evidence of stud
partition to left, into it the spine beam from the south room is tenoned
plain ogee stop chamfer, cobbled coachway.


Listing NGR: SP2509912076

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

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