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Masons Arms Public House, Swerford

Description: Masons Arms Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251988

OS Grid Reference: SP3841330892
OS Grid Coordinates: 438413, 230892
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9752, -1.4422

Location: A361, Swerford, Oxfordshire OX7 4AP

Locality: Swerford
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4AP

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Listing Text

SP33SE (North side)
2/172 The Masons Arms Public House


Public house. 1831 on datestone. Marlstone ashlar and coursed squared rubble;
Welsh-slate roof with brick gable stack. L-plan. 2 storeys. Ashlar front has a
higher 3-window central section with flanking pilasters, storeyband and a
triangular pediment which contains a limestone relief with arms and the date;
the middle bay breaks forward below the main pediment with a smaller pediment
above a first-floor window, and has an added shallow-gabled ashlar porch with a
cambered archway sheltering a doorway with a blind tympanum and a door composed
of radiating planks; the outer 2 bays have 2-light C20 casements except to left
of the door where 16-pane sash is flanked by inserted narrow sashes. Left of
the central section is a lower pedimented bay with a 3-centre arched doorway in
a projecting surround. To extreme left, the end of a hipped-roofed range which
returns to rear has a 3-centre arched carriage entrance with keyblock, now
window. Right of central section is a corresponding bay, but without pediment,
in which the projecting door surround is carried up to the eaves; its right end
has a gable parapet. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP3841330892

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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