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Glenthorne House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8061 / 51°48'21"N

Longitude: -1.6377 / 1°38'15"W

OS Eastings: 425076

OS Northings: 211996

OS Grid: SP250119

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.LSY

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KVKV

Entry Name: Glenthorne House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420885

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)
SP2411-2511; SP2512(Enlargement) No 174 (Glenthorne
6/164; 7/164 House) (previously
12.9.55 listed as Glenthorne)

GV II


House. C14 remodelled C17 with perhaps mid-C19 front in C18 style
(attributed to Christopher Kempster). Freestone front with plain ashlar
raised quoins, otherwise rubble, Cotswold stone roofs, ashlar end
chimneys. Front: 2 storeys with parapet, stands on plinth. 3 bays, with parapet, stands on plinth. 3 bays,
outer paired, glazing-bar sashes in raised flat surrounds with cock-beads
and keystones, simple offset courses as cornice. Central 4-panel door
with stone brackets to flat hood. Gabled stair-turret adjacent to south
gable return and lower 1- and 2- storey mullion windowed extensions.
Internal evidence of former double gabled frontage. Interior: late C14
small pointed doorway axial with entrance, wave moulding; late mediaeval
fireplace with moulded corbels to simple hood; bressumer on North side
moulded and has traces of painted decoration; double-chamfered floor
joists; newel stair in turret; remains of Jacobean panelling on 1st floor
landing. The Kempster attribution is unlikely. As late as 1761 still an
Inn (The Star Inn); cobbles found below right-hand bay suggest a coach-
entry there (ex.inf R Moody).


Listing NGR: SP2507611996

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