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Wychwood Lodge Cottage and Wychcot

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8077 / 51°48'27"N

Longitude: -1.6387 / 1°38'19"W

OS Eastings: 425005

OS Northings: 212181

OS Grid: SP250121

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.LJP

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KT1L

Entry Name: Wychwood Lodge Cottage and Wychcot

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421567

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 SHEEP STREET
AND SIGNET (South side)
SP2412-2512; SP2512(Enlargement) Wychwood Lodge Cottage
5/205; 7/205 and Wychcot,
12.9.55 (Previously listed as
two houses adjoining and
to west of Roche House)

GV II


Pair of houses, formerly an Inn ? the Crown. Late C17 front, cut and
dressed ashlar-quality rubble and high plinth, Cotswold stone roof; 3
chimneys, partly in ashlar. Traditional gabled Cotswold style in contrast
to The Chestnuts adjacent (q.v.). 2 storeys and attic. 3 attic gables.
Hollow chamfer mullion windows in rebated surrounds, 3 - 2 - 3 lights to
attics ; 1:4 :1-light outer 2-storey angled bays with hipped stone slate
roofs; central 4-light window with drip on 1st floor. Central segmental
archway on ground floor now filled with two pointed doorways with panelled
doors and Y-tracery over-lights, narrow imposts. Continuous sting over
ground floor raised over central archway. Two irregular windows to right
of arch (former entrance). Two rear wings and barn-like cross wing
forming courtyard; the rear part of east wing is the Masonic Lodge (q.v.).
The Caernarvon-arch doorway to left of the cross-wing indicates a
mediaeval date as does the 1st floor hall of the rear wing. Interior:
altered and divided; Tudor arch fireplace on 1st floor.


Listing NGR: SP2500512181

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

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