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Portland priory Close the Glen

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8089 / 51°48'32"N

Longitude: -1.6378 / 1°38'15"W

OS Eastings: 425069

OS Northings: 212315

OS Grid: SP250123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.DRY

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KSJN

Plus Code: 9C3WR956+HV

Entry Name: Portland priory Close the Glen

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421462

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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AND SIGNET (South side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) The Glen, Portland and
7/186 Priory Close
12.9.55 (previously listed as part of
The Glen and adjoining
houses and garden


Burgage house, now 2 houses the west house subdivided. C15 or C16,
altered C18 and mid-C19. Coursed and dressed rubble on chamfered plinth,
Cotswold stone roof. 4 chimneys in all grouped for 2 separate houses. U-
plan to rear. 2 storeys. 3:2 windows, sashes, The Glen with single
vertical glazing bars, Portland/Priory close with glazing bars, timber
lintels; angled bay to right-hand of The Glen. Moulded (ogee-quirk-ogee,
stopped on chamfered plinth) doorcases central to each of the two main
houses - C16; that to Portland and Priory Close less damaged and with
stilted label; 6-flush-panel doors the top two of The Glen glazed. Wing
at rear of The Glen has single-light moulded windows; Tudor-arched rear
doorway in stone; plastered render finish.
Interior: cross-passage with access to Priory Close and Portland. Stairs
to Portland in centre - late C17 rail; North room has c.1700 fireplace
with fluted keystone and basket arch lintel. Main truss to roof has
evidence of wind-bracing; rear wing has heavy timber lintel with wide
chamfer; 2-light plain mullion window to cellar.

Listing NGR: SP2506912315

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