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The Well House Hotel and Restaurant, Watlington

Description: The Well House Hotel and Restaurant

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247654

OS Grid Reference: SU6886394555
OS Grid Coordinates: 468863, 194555
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6456, -1.0061

Location: 44 High Street, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5PY

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

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Listing Text

SU6894 (North side)
6/183 Nos.34 and 36 (The Well House
Hotel and Restaurant)


House, now flat, hotel and restaurant. C16, remodelled and refronted in early
C18. Originally timber-framed. Front of knapped flint rubble with brick quoins
and dressings; hipped old tile roof; brick rear end stack. Original plan form
not determined. 2 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Flat hood over
C20 door. Brick segmental arched cellar windows; C20 flat arches over C20 sashes
on ground floor, and on first-floor flat brick arches over horned sashes.
Chequer brick storey band; moulded and modillioned wood cornice; C20 gabled roof
dormer. C20 rear extension. Interior: early C18 cellar. Exposed timber framing
and transverse beams with mortices; first-floor room to rear has arch-braced tie
beam. Quarter-turn stairs to rear right. Eaves raised and collar-truss roof
built in early C18. C16 house extended further to rear and was connected to
front range by a first-floor gallery on the right. No.36 to left: C17,
remodelled in late C18. Originally timber-framed. Front of late C18 colourwashed
brick; timber framing to rear; gabled old tile roof; brick rear lateral stack.
2-unit plan. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Rendered flat brick arches over C20 door
and 8-pane horned sashes; flat brick arches over late C19 two-light first-floor
casements. Dentilled eaves. C20 rear extensions. C19/C20 left extension not of
special architectural interest. Interior: exposed timber framing to rear. Beams
of late C18 raised first floor. Late C18 quarter-turn stairs adjoining fireplace
to rear. Arch-braced tie beams to C17 queen-post roof.

Listing NGR: SU6887294572

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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