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Description: Hill House
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 243670
OS Grid Reference: SP5089429785
OS Grid Coordinates: 450894, 229785
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9642, -1.2607
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6/77 Hill House
House. Late C17 with C20 alterations and addition. Limestone ashlar. Steeply
pitched C20-tile roof. 3 stone ridge and end stacks with brick shafts. 3-unit
with rear wing forming L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic. 6-window range. Central
entrance has panelled door in wood doorcase with flat hood. Entrance is flanked
by 3 sash windows with glazing bars on left and 2 similar windows to right.
First floor has sash windows with glazing bars. Stone lintels. 6 roof dormers
with hipped roofs. Rear. Gabled 2-storey staircase projection. Interior noted as
containing a bolection moulded fireplace in ground floor now painted brown, late
C18 painted deal panelling, C20 staircase with turned balusters, windows with
shutters and window seats. Built by the Westcar family. (VCH). Interior not
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, p302; Blomfield, J.C.: History of the present deanery
of Bicester: 1893, parts 7-8)
Listing NGR: SP5089429785
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Source: English Heritage
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