Description: The Hermitage
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
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SOULDERN HIGH STREET
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
Source: English Heritage
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