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The Hermitage, Deddington

Description: The Hermitage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243919

OS Grid Reference: SP4666731717
OS Grid Coordinates: 446667, 231717
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9820, -1.3219

Location: 7 Market Place, Deddington, Oxfordshire OX15 0SF

Locality: Deddington
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 0SF

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Listing Text

(West side)
8/193 The Hermitage
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as The Corner

Substantial house. Mid C17, re-fronted early C18 and extended late C18/early
C19. Limestone ashlar, and marlstone ashlar with limestone ashlar dressings;
Welsh-slate and plain-tile roofs with ashlar gable stacks. Double-depth plan
with rear wing. 2 storeys plus attic. Regular 4-window limestone front, with
chamfered plinth and heavy wooden modillion cornice, has 12-pane sashes in
moulded stone architraves; entrance in bay one has a similar architrave and a
wide recessed 6-panel door with an ornamental overlight. 2 moulded early-C18
lead rainwater heads. Attic has 3 renewed roof dormers. Steep-pitched
double-span roof has C17 gable parapets with triangular copings and moulded
projecting kneelers; double stacks have moulded caps and plinths. Marlstone
gables retain leaded 2-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with labels,
and the wing returning from the left has a similar 3-light transomed window. A
slate-roofed marlstone-ashlar range, infilling the angle, is probably late
C18/early C19 and has further sashes with stone flat arches. Interior not
inspected but noted as having a C17 oak dogleg stair with turned balusters.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p571; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p87)

Listing NGR: SP4666731717

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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