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The Hermitage, Souldern

Description: The Hermitage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 243682

OS Grid Reference: SP5207731527
OS Grid Coordinates: 452077, 231527
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9798, -1.2432

Location: High Street, Souldern, Oxfordshire OX6 9JP

Locality: Souldern
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 9JP

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Listing Text

SP5231 (North side)
14/88 The Hermitage


House. C17 with C18 and C20 alterations. 2 builds, Squared coursed limestone.
Steeply pitched stone slate roof laid to diminishing courses, 4 renewed brick
ridge and end stacks, 2 with chamfered stone bases. Stone coped gable on left.
L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic. 6-window range. Entrance off-centre to right has
6-panelled door in gabled C20 porch. To right of parch 3 sashes with glazing
bars in flush wood frames and with chamfered wood lintels. 3 similar windows
above. To left of porch, three 2- and 4-light C20 wood mullioned and transomed
windows with chamfered wood lintels. Three 2-light similar windows above, 3 roof
dormers with hipped slate roofs, wood casements and wrought-iron casement
fasteners. Interior said to have C17 back staircase brought from The Court
(q.v.) and reused at The Hermitage as main front staircase. Interior no
(VCH; Oxfordshire; Vol VI, p302)

Listing NGR: SP5207731527

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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