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Description: The Fox Hotel
Date Listed: 3 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 251646
OS Grid Reference: SP3133327010
OS Grid Coordinates: 431333, 227010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9407, -1.5456
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CHIPPING NORTON MARKET PLACE
3/35 The Fox Hotel
Hotel. Early C17 altered of coursed and squared rubblestone with a steeply
pitched gable stone tiled roof and 3 brick stacks, that to the E on a stone base.
L-shaped plan at the corner of 2 roads. Market Place facade of 2 storeys and
attic, 6-window range. Internally the C17 building has been extended to the E
to include 2 bays of the early C18 Baroque former town house. This accounts for
the 6-window range. The town house bays have one gabled dormer, 12-pane sashes
with projecting keystones to the first floor and a remodelled ground floor of
paired large pane sashes. The C17 building has 2 pedimented dormers with 2-pane
casements set in the roof, 16-pane sashes to the upper floor and a series of
arched openings one possibly a former carriage arch to the ground floor. C20
door cut into the corner angle of the building. Inside the room at first floor
level in the C18 Baroque section has fielded panelling to dado level and in the
ground floor front bar there is an early C17 fireplace with moulded jambs and
an obtuse angled head with sunk panelled spandrels.
Listing NGR: SP3133327010
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Source: English Heritage
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