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The White Hart Hotel (Part), Dorchester

Description: The White Hart Hotel (Part)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248090

OS Grid Reference: SU5778694325
OS Grid Coordinates: 457786, 194325
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6448, -1.1663

Location: High Street, Dorchester, Oxfordshire OX10 7HN

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

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Listing Text

SU5794 (East side)
5/60 The White Hart Hotel (part)
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as White Hart
Hotel incorporating small
house adjoining White Hart
Hotel on N)


Inn, now hotel. Late C16/early C17, extended C18 and C20. Timber framing with
some brick infill; colourwashed brick; old plain-tile roofs with brick stacks.
Complex plan. 2 and 3 storeys. 3 earlier bays, to right of front are
triple-gabled with 2 shallow jetties on moulded bressumers. Ground floor has a
carriage entry, to right, plus a double horizontal-sliding sash. First floor has
exposed framing, with decorative brick infill including herringbone, lozenges
and the date 1691 in black bricks; the three 16-pane sashes replaced oriels for
which evidence remains. Top floor has 3 small horizontal-sliding sashes. To
left, 5-window brick lower range, with storey band and brick dentil eaves
course, is of 3 builds: to extreme left, two C20 bays; centre 2 bays have
entrance and 16-pane sash plus, at first floor, a pair of 12-pane C18 sashes
with thick glazing bars; to right, a wide bay with 16-pane sashes with thick
bars at ground and first floors. Roof has large stacks to left of earlier range
and on ridge of lower range. Further C18 range lies parallel with brick range
and has a half-hipped roof. Projecting to rear are a C18/C19 outbuilding range
and a taller C20 brick range. Interior not inspected. Hotel now also includes
Nos.22 and 24 (q.v).

Listing NGR: SU5780194330

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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