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Fox House, North Aston

Description: Fox House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 244004

OS Grid Reference: SP4697328652
OS Grid Coordinates: 446973, 228652
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9544, -1.3179

Location: Oxford Road, North Aston, Oxfordshire OX6 4JB

Locality: North Aston
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 4JB

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Listing Text

(East side)
5/277 Fox House

Inn, now house. Probably late Cl7/early C18, altered and extended late C18.
Coursed limestone rubble with wooden lintels; Stonesfield-slate roofs with brick
stacks. 3-unit plan with added rear wing and extension of main range. 2 storeys
plus attic. 3 bays to left of regular 5-window front are earlier but have
late-C18 windows matching those of the added bays: 12-pane sashes at first floor
and 16-pane sashes at ground floor. Bay 3 has a wide opening containing a C20
entrance. Steep-pitched roof has gabled roof dormer over the earlier bays, and
has 3 stacks. Masonry shows many signs of early alterations. Rear wing,
returning from left end, is taller and may be early C18; it has a later canted
bay window but retains segmental-arched first-floor windows. Interior not
inspected. Recorded from 1682; The Fox Inn from 1701 to c.1914.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p7)

Listing NGR: SP4697328652

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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