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Unicorn Hotel, Deddington

Description: Unicorn Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243926

OS Grid Reference: SP4667631628
OS Grid Coordinates: 446676, 231628
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9812, -1.3218

Location: Market Place, Deddington, Oxfordshire OX15 0SE

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

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Listing Text

(West side)
8/200 Unicorn Hotel

Inn. Mid C17, remodelled and extended late C18/early C19. Rendered stone and
brick walls; Welsh-slate roof with brick gable stacks. 2-unit through-passage
plan extended to rear. 3 storeys. 3-window front has a wide central 4-panel door
with a flat canopy below 12-pane sashes to first and second floors. Outer bays
have 3-storey rectangular bay windows, at ground and first floors with renewed
5-light casements, at second floor with architraved 12-pane sashes to the front
only. Right bay window has been partly extended to the left, at ground floor
extending the window to 8 lights, but at first floor as a blind section, on the
flat roof of which is the seated figure of a unicorn. Projecting boxed eaves
break around the bay windows as a cornice. Shallow-pitched roof falls lower to
rear above a brick extension. Stone wing returning from right has 16-pane
sashes. Interior: C17 stop-chamfered joists and spine beam.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p87) '

Listing NGR: SP4667631628

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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