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Shirburn Lodge, Shirburn

Description: Shirburn Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248995

OS Grid Reference: SU7171894260
OS Grid Coordinates: 471718, 194260
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6426, -0.9650

Location: Shirburn, Oxfordshire OX9 5HU

Locality: Shirburn
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5HU

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Listing Text

8/149 Shirburn Lodge


House. c.1730, for Joseph Collett; enlarged c.1830. Knapped flint rubble, brick
quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. Early
Georgian style. 2 storeys and attic; symmetrical 5-window range with central
2-storey porch. Keyed round-arched doorway to 2-panelled double-leaf door with
decorative fanlight: 6-panelled inner door. Gauged brick flat arches over 6-pane
sashes with thick glazing bars. Moulded string course; gauged brick moulded
cornice beneath parapet. Hipped roof with 3 dormers; symmetrical end stacks.
Similar rear elevation has similar sashes with surrounds and flat hood over
central doorway. Extension to right c.1830, of Flemish bond brick with 5-window
front range of similar arches over sashes flanking central canted bay and
first-floor sashes: stone moulded cornice. Interior: panelled open hall to right
has 2-bay Doric screen and open-well staircase with turned balusters, and urn
finials to newel posts. Panelled ground- and first-floor rooms with fireplaces.
Early C18 fireplace in ground-floor rear left room: early C18 fireplaces and
panelled dados in rear left and rear first-floor rooms. Bolection-moulded
panelling in tall early C19 room to right. The house was bought by Lord
Macclesfield who used it as a dower house c.1775.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.763; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, p.182).

Listing NGR: SU7171894260

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Source: English Heritage

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