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The Hare and Hounds Hotel, Watlington

Description: The Hare and Hounds Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 247625

OS Grid Reference: SU6895594483
OS Grid Coordinates: 468955, 194483
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6449, -1.0048

Location: High Street, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5PZ

Locality: Watlington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5PZ

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Listing Text

SU6894 (West side)
6/153 No.43 (The Hare and Hounds
18/07/63 Hotel)
(Formerly listed as The Hare
and Hounds Hotel)


Includes No.1 High Street (South side).
Inn, now hotel. Early C17, remodelled and extended c.1720/30. Early C18 front of
grey header bond brick with red brick dressings; gabled old tile roof; C17 brick
ridge stack. Original 3-unit cross-passage plan extended c.1720/30. 2 storeys;
8-window range with 4 central bays brought forward. Gauged brick flat arch and
C19 flat hood over C18 eight-panelled door to left. Segmental arch over C20
Venetian window to left: gauged brick flat arches over 5 blocked windows, late
C18 ground-floor sashes and c.1720/30 first-floor sashes with thick glazing
bars: raised red brick storey band. c.1720/1730 five-bay extension to right in
similar materials and style has C19 flat hood over C19 double doors with
overlight, late C18 ground-floor sashes, and c.1720/30 first-floor sashes with
similar sash in right gable wall. C18 rear 2-storey stair-turret adjoining mid
C19 two-storey lean-to with sashes. Interior: C17 three-unit range to left has
chamfered beams in cellars; chamfered and stopped beams; chamfered bressumer
over open fireplace to left; queen-post roof. Dog-left staircase with turned
balusters and turned finials on square newel posts. Ballroom to right has dado
panelling and c.1720/30 fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU6895594483

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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