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Bridge House, Dorchester

Description: Bridge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248062

OS Grid Reference: SU5790793883
OS Grid Coordinates: 457907, 193883
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6408, -1.1646

Location: Bridge End, Dorchester, Oxfordshire OX10 7JR

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7JR

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Listing Text

SU5793 East side)
8/33 No.1 (Bridge House), No.3 and
18/07/63 No.5
(Formerly listed as Bridge
House; East Wing, Bridge
House; Bridge Cottage)


Substantial house, now 3 dwellings. Late C18, extended C18 and C19. Red brick
with flared headers; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. Double-depth plan.
Late-Georgian style. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front, of flared bricks in
header bond with red-brick dressings and gauged arches, has a central arched
doorway, with panelled reveals, a matching 6-panel door and an ornamental
fanlight, under a flat canopy on narrow columns. Flanking windows have
tripartite sashes, but at first floor have been reduced to 12-pane sashes;
arched sash above doorway. Brick dentil eaves course returns to sides but has
moulded dentils only at front. 2-window end walls are in Flemish bond with
flared headers. Hipped roof returns at ends to a slightly later parallel rear
range with similar sashes. House is further extended by a string of C19 brick:
and tiled buildings. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SU5790793883

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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