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The Doctor's House, Dorchester

Description: The Doctor's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248126

OS Grid Reference: SU5770894474
OS Grid Coordinates: 457708, 194474
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6461, -1.1674

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 (West side)
5/96 No.71 (The Doctor's House)
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as The
Doctor's House)


House and outbuilding. Late C16/early C17, extended and remodelled late C18 and
mid/late C19; outbuilding early C18. Timber framing with colourwashed brick
infill; some weatherboarding and brick; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks.
L-plan. One storey plus attics. 3-window C19 front, with applied timbering to
left and centre bays, has a central 4-panel door with a canopy on shaped
brackets, casements of one and 2 lights, to left, and a C20 canted bay window to
right; first floor has 3 gabled dormers. Roof has ornamental ridge tiles and
apex finials, and has stacks to left of centre and to right. Left gable wall has
a C19 canted bay window. Earlier rear wing has a 3-unit plan with continuous
outshut and is timber framed with some herringbone brick infill. It is partly
concealed by a small C18 wing at the junction with the front range. To right of
the front is a 3-bay timber-framed outbuilding range, probably originally a
barn. The front wall is now brick with the entry to right, but the rear remains
weatherboarded. Interior: front range has some chamfered beams and probably
incorporates C17/C18 work; outbuilding range has a clasped-purlin roof with
queen-strut trusses.

Listing NGR: SU5770894474

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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