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Forest Hill House, Forest Hill with Shotover

Description: Forest Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246588

OS Grid Reference: SP5815607520
OS Grid Coordinates: 458156, 207520
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7634, -1.1587

Location: Main Street, Forest Hill, Oxfordshire OX33 1EQ

Locality: Forest Hill with Shotover
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1EQ

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Listing Text

SPSONE (North side)
Forest Hill
5/68 Forest Hill House


Shown on O.S. map as Vicarage.
Vicarage, now house. Early C19, with slightly-earlier service wing. Limestone
ashlar and coursed rubble; Welsh-slate roof with stone gable stacks. L-plan plus
service range. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front, with plinth, storey band
and parapet cornice, has central doorway, with flanking columns and entablature,
containing a 6-panel door and rectangular overlight with margin lights. Outer
bays have 2-storey mid-C19 rectangular bay windows, but a 12-pane sash survives
above the door. 4-window garden front, to right, has, to left, the
triangular-pedimented gable of the front range, and has 2 further bays with
12-pane sashes. Rubble service range, to left of the main front, has some C18
casements. Interior not inspected. Noted as having been finished about 1828.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.132).

Listing NGR: SP5815607520

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Source: English Heritage

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