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One Village The Marlborough Arms Hotel, Woodstock

Description: One Village The Marlborough Arms Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 253168

OS Grid Reference: SP4460516763
OS Grid Coordinates: 444605, 216763
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8477, -1.3539

Location: A44, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1TH

Locality: Woodstock
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1TH

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Listing Text

SP4416NE (East side)
10/176 Nos.26 and 28 (The Marlborough
18/10/49 Arms Hotel and One Village)
(Formerly listed as The
Marlborough Arms Hotel)
Hotel, now hotel and shop. c.1750, with earlier origins. Limestone ashlar;
gabled concrete tile roofs; brick stacks. Courtyard plan. Georgian-style front.
No.28 of 3-storey, symmetrical 4-window range: raised chamfered quoin strips and
raised storey band; scrolled wrought-iron brackets support large flat hood over
panelled double doors set in moulded stone architrave. Keyed stone lintels over
6-pane sashes and 6-pane second-floor sashes, all early C18 with thick glazing
bars. Moulded cornice beneath rendered brick architrave. Front of No.26 to right
of 3-storey and attic, 2-window range: similar sashes; segmental-arched carriage
arch with imposts set in architectural frame with Tuscan pilasters to moulded
entablature; storey band and late C18 dentilled wood cornice; 2 hipped roof
dormers. Mid C18 rear left wing, of 2-storey-and-attic, 4-window range: canted
bay window has Venetian doorway with thick glazing bars to flanking sashes;
segmental arches over C19 two-light first-floor casements; C18 hipped roof
dormers. 2-storey mid C18 ranges to rear and right of courtyard, with
through-entry to rear; further C18 range to rear. Interior: mid C18 six-panelled
doors throughout. Room to left has fine mid C18 panelling with pilasters framing
keyed niche and marble fireplace with bracketed mantel. Rear hall has early C19
quarter-turn stairs with stick balusters, and mid C18 fireplace; mid C18 stone.
fireplace with Marlborough Arms set in overmantle in rear room. History: mostly
built in 1750s, but formerly the George Inn (recorded in 1469). In the 1750s,
The Plough Inn - now Fox House and No.32 (q.v.) - was demolished and rebuilt and
The George refronted to make the Marlborough Arms Hotel. Main elevation formerly
surmounted by a pediment.
(Information from VCH)

Listing NGR: SP4460516763

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Source: English Heritage

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