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Description: 6 and 8, High Street
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 253102
OS Grid Reference: SP4449116700
OS Grid Coordinates: 444491, 216700
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8471, -1.3555
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WOODSTOCK HIGH STREET
SP4416NW (South side)
9/110 Nos.6 and 8
18/10/49 (Formerly listed as St.
House, now 2 houses and flats. Dated H/SH/1710 on rainwater head. Limestone
ashlar; gabled stone slate roof; stone stacks to rear. Double-depth plan. 3
storeys; 5-window range. Stone lintels over central C18 six-panelled door with
overlight, and C20 panelled door set in beaded segmental-arched architrave to
left. Early C19 bow window with pilasters and moulded cornice to left of centre;
late C19 canted bay window with glazing-bar casements to right. On first floor,
early C18 six-pane sashes with thick glazing bars set in Baroque-style keyed and
segmental-arched architraves; timber lintels over C19 casements with glazing
bars on second-floor. Raised storey bands; late C19 gabled roof dormer with
horned 6-pane sash. Interior: stair-turret flanked by 2-storey outshuts to rear:
early C19 service range to rear, of colourwashed brick with C20 tile roof.
Interior: quartered stop-chamfered beams. Early C18 stone bolection-moulded
fireplace to right. Late C18 decorative fanlight to doorway leading to rear
hall, which has fine early C18 quarter-turn stairs with winders and turned
balusters set on closed string. Early C18 panelled doors to rear and first
floor. Winder stairs rise to attic, which has collar-truss roof with butt
purlins. Built for maltster Simon Hartley and his wife Mary: sold by Hartleys to
Duke of Marlborough in 1812.
(Information from VCH)
Listing NGR: SP4449116700
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Source: English Heritage
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