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Description: The Harcourt Arms Inn
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248302
OS Grid Reference: SU5523799226
OS Grid Coordinates: 455237, 199226
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6891, -1.2023
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NUNEHAM COURTENAY A423
SU5599 (West side)
9/65 The Harcourt Arms Inn
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as Harcourt
Arms including stable block)
Inn. Mid C18, altered and extended mid C19. Brick in Flemish bond with some
flared headers; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. H-plan. 2 storeys plus
attic. Front in chequer brick with stepped plinth, storey band and dentil eaves
course, has projecting wings and a 4-window central range with 2 leaded cross
windows at ground floor and 2-light casements at first floor. Wings have similar
windows set towards their inner corners, blind at first floor, and their
inward-facing return walls also have a first floor-casement. All have segmental
arches. The left bay of the main range has an entrance with architrave, flat
canopy on shaped brackets, and rectangular overlight, and the right inner angle
has a large glazed wooden porch with Doric columns. Roofs are hipped with 2
hipped roof dormers in the central range. 3-window right return wall has been
extended by one bay and has some mid C19 rubbed-brick flat arches. It retains a
cross window to extreme left. Left return wall also has some rubbed-brick flat
arches. The building forms the northern termination to the village street,
balancing the former smithy (Brewers of Nuneham Ltd., q.v.). Part of the estate
village built c.1760 for the 1st Earl Harcourt.
(M. Batey "Nuneham Courtenay, an Oxfordshire C18 deserted village", Oxoniensia
Vol. ST, 1968, p.108).
Listing NGR: SU5523799226
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Source: English Heritage
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